Carletta S. Hurt is a passionate educator and a fierce youth advocate with over two decades of serving young people through education and empowerment programs. She is the founder of IN THE LOOP Program of Success, a youth development company, which provides ongoing, engaging programs to empower, educate and elevate young people.
A graduate of Oglethorpe University and Georgia State University, Carletta works as school counselor with the District of Columbia Public Schools. The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) named Carletta the 2016 DC School Counselor of the Year (SCOY), which included a reception at the White House, hosted by then First Lady Michelle Obama. She was also honored with the Bell Award from the Oglethorpe Alumni Association and Mentor of the Year by the National Black MBA Association - DC Chapter.
A native of Georgia, Carletta is working on her first novel, 20 Reasons Why I Love Girl Power (And You Should Too) set for release in Winter 2019 and her first documentary, Clothed Minds: Black Girls in DC School (Winter 2020), a look at how dress codes negatively impact black girls in DC schools.
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