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Carol Brooks

Speaker Topics

Motivation & Performance, Entertainment & Comedy, History, General Interest, Other

Locations Covered​

- East Midlands




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Profile Bio

Carol has been undertaking public speaking for many years and has a variety of illustrated talks suitable for groups of all sizes.
For over 27 years she was part of the Territorial Army (during the fascinating period when women moved from the Women’s Royal Army Corps into mainstream service, and as the TA moved from primarily home service to operational service overseas. During that period she also worked as a Library Manager giving her a broad range of experience with people and services. On retiring from Libraries she went on to
Carol went to work with children in a Refugee Camp for Burmese Karen in 2005 and they found a place in her heart. Since then she has passionately talked about the history and current situation of the people of Burma (Myanmar). With many pictures of the lovely people she has worked with she can talk for anything from 30 minutes to 2 hours on this, her favourite subject! All fees for her talks go to the charity she founded in 2010, All4Burma

Talk Description

The Karen of Burma

A lively and very informative talk about the history of, and current situation in Burma and the wonderful people she has been privileged to work with.

Other Talks

Trained to Kill? For 27 years Carol served in the Territorial Army, throughout the days when they were beginning to fully integrate women into the services and the TA into the regular activities of the service. She rose from Officer Cadet to Commanding Officer and in between worked on the Line of Communication when NATO entered Kosovo. She has many interesting experiences and stories to tell.

Developing your personal resilience. An interactive talk developed many years ago and sharing a number of tools to help develop resilience.

Dr. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer. Dr Brewer was the author of ‘Brewers Dictionary of Phrase and Fable’ first published in 1870. A fascinating collection of all things that fascinated him, it has been used and edited many times. Including a fun quiz based on the second edition – this talk and quiz take about 45 minutes to an hour.

What’s your animal type? A fun way of investigating your personality and communication styles. Are you a Dolphin, Elephant, Lion or Monkey? Investigate and find out how and why you behave as you do and how others differ from you.

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