Carla M. Thompson is the owner of Ladies First Publishing, LLC and publisher of The Busy Woman’s Pocket Guide Series (www.thebusywomanspocketguide.com). Carla is also the author of “The Busy Woman’s Pocket Guide to Safety” which includes most of the safety tips that were developed while she was living in Detroit. Carla is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy were she received her BA in Finance. She is also a graduate of Oakland University where she received her MBA. She has worked in the automotive industry for most of her career.
Carla is very passionate about educating women concerning their personal safety and has been in most of the situations that busy career oriented women find themselves in everyday (i.e. traveling abroad, working late hours, and living alone). Carla has been featured in the on Fox 2 News Detroit Morning Show, on Detroit’s Angelo Henderson’s “Your Voice” WCHB, and in the Detroit News and in the Observer Eccentric Newspapers. She also conducts crime prevention workshops at college campuses, schools, libraries, women's organizations, etc.
Carla Thompson has spent most of her career in the automotive industry as a buyer. She has worked for both an automotive manufacturer and a automotive supplier. She looks forward to pursuing other challenging, strategic roles in this area
The Busy Woman's Pocket Guide to Safety, is filled with safety tips that teach women how to “think safe” in everyday situations. This book is unique because it goes beyond giving women safety tips to live by, it teaches them how to create their own safety tips and empowers them to think critically about their surroundings.