Entrepreneur to speak during Sexual Assault Awareness month

In honor of April’s Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Cara Brookins, known as “the mom who built her own house using YouTube tutorials,” will speak at UA Little Rock at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2018, in Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.

Brookins will speak to the campus and community regarding her experiences including becoming an entrepreneur as a single mother. Her story of struggle and success speaks to how someone can overcome abusive relationships.

More about Cara Brookins

“Cara Brookins has been entertaining, educating, and inspiring audiences with her keynotes and presentations since 2004. She’s the author of eight books, including Rise, How a House Built a family, which tells the story of building her 3500 square foot house with the help of her four children by watching YouTube tutorials and googling things like foundation work, plumbing, and gas lines. News of Cara’s family story went viral in more than 65 countries and was viewed a billion times. Rise, has now been optioned to become a major motion picture. Inspiring audiences to build bigger lives remains her greatest passion.”

Learn more about Ms. Brookins at carabrookins.com.

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