I offer consulting, training, and speaking services, which allow me to share my expertise with others. 


I believe everyone has the potential for greatness inside of them. Through consulting, training, and speaking, I aspire to help students and professionals realize and reach their full potential.


How you can work with me: 


I am the Owner and Principal Consultant of The Life Of A Scholar, LLC., an educational coaching and consulting firm I founded in 2015. 

In this role I design, implement, and evaluate coaching and consulting services for students, educators, and organizations. My areas of speciality are graduate school admissions, dissertation coaching, and research and evaluation capacity building. 

I was awarded the 2015 Excellence in Service Award, honor bestowed on Gates Millennium Scholars who have unselfishly and generously contributed their time and talents for the betterment of their communities.

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I am the Founder and Owner of The Scholar Academy, LLC.,  a training institute for underrepresnted students and professionals. 


The Academy consists of live and recorded events, such as workshops, webinars, and courses, to teach college and graduate students strategies for success in school, career, and life. 


Current Offerings  

  1. Mentorship Matters: Finding, Developing, and Maintaining Mentors

  2. Working Smarter: The Key to Achieving All Your Goals 

  3. Stress Management 101: How to Maintain Balance in Your Life

  4. College Admissions Decisions: Choosing the Right College for You

  5. Going to College For Free: Writing Award-Winning Scholarships Essays​

Those interested in training can choose from available options or have a customized training program developed for their group.

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I am an engaging and dynamic public speaker through my brand, Dr. Callie Inspires. To date, I have spoken at over 60 local, regional, state, national, and international conferences.


Some of the recent conferences I have spoken at include:

  • American Educational Research Association

  • American Association of Blacks in Higher Education

  • Women in Educational Leadership Symposium

  • National Conference on Race and Ethnicity

  • Higher Learning: Race in Post Secondary Education

  • Annual Conference on The First Year Experience

  • Association for the Study of Higher Education

  • North Carolina College Personnel Association

  • NASPA –Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education


I welcome the opportunity to speak at education, business, and community events. 


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