First American woman to win an Olympic gold at a fully attended Olympic Games (2004); Nominated for an ESPY Award in the “Best Olympic Performance” category
Featured on CNBC and NBC; Appeared on the The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and in the movie Stick It
Recognized by 2004 Glamour Magazine “Women Of The Year”; honored as the March of Dimes’ “ Sportswoman of the Year”; adorned the front of a Wheaties box
Author of autobiography “Be Strong”; involved in Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Taylor’s Gift, Children’s Miracle Network
Travels from Dallas, TX
"From Best to Better"
Excerpt from Carly's keynote
at JCC Financial, June 2022