Carole Brody Fleet
Carole Brody Fleet is the multi-award winning author of the critically praised, international bestseller, "Widows Wear Stilettos..." (Armin Lear Press, Second Edition); as well as "Loss is a Four-Letter Word..." (HCI Books); the #1 release in its genre, “When Bad Things Happen to Good Women…” (Viva Editions) and “Happily EVEN After... "(Viva Editions); winner of the prestigious Books for a Better Life Award, one of the top national awards in publishing. Carole is additionally the author and executive producer of the best selling spoken-word CD, entitled, "Widows Wear Stilettos: What Now?". Widely recognized as America’s go-to expert on life adversity and grief recovery, Ms. Fleet is also a six-time contributor to the iconic "Chicken Soup for the Soul" book series and a previous top invited contributor to The Huffington Post.
A veteran of over 1,200 radio show appearances, Ms. Fleet makes regular guest appearances on television; frequently appears as a regular guest expert on numerous radio programs in the United States and Canada and is a featured expert in national and international print media. She addresses a broad variety of topics; including, but not limited to: caregiving, illness and loss / post-loss issues; as well as matters relating to financial preparedness, financial and legal transition after loss or divorce; helping children of all ages who have lost a parent; re-entering the world of dating and love at any age; multi-faceted grieving issues facing the LGBTQ community, fashion, beauty, diet and exercise and most importantly, making a return to a fulfilling and abundant life after any loss, tragedy, challenge or life difficulty.
Ms. Fleet is additionally a popular international speaker to a wide variety of audiences; including business and networking organizations, corporate employees, social and charitable / non-profit organizations, students, military organizations, women’s conferences and organizations, the healthcare, hospice / palliative and bereavement industries and organizations serving those who have been touched by the pain and challenge of loss.
Awards and Recognition
- * Winner, Books for a Better Life Award ("Happily Even After...", Relationships category) * Recipient and Honoree, Embrace Life Award, State Farm Insurance Companies * Recipient and Honoree, Board of Directors' Outstanding Service Award (organization), Soaring Spirits International * Top Three Finalist, RADICAL Woman Award, Fourth Annual Get RADICAL Women's Conference, Washington D.C. * Honorable Mention, Kindness Award (non-profit); Heart At Work * Founding Case Library Author, "The Hot Mommas Project" George Washington University, Washington D.C.