About Cara Alwill Leyba
As a bestselling and award winning author, podcaster, and master life coach, Cara Alwill Leyba empowers women to live their most effervescent lives, celebrate themselves every day, and make their happiness a priority.
In the past five years, she has self-published six Amazon best selling books, which have all topped various best seller categories on Amazon including Self-Help, Self-Esteem, Motivation, and Women in Business, and have gained massive popularity around the world. In July 2016, Inc. magazine named Girl Code one of the “Top 9 books every female entrepreneur should read” alongside Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg, Thrive by Arianna Huffington, and Girl Boss by Sophia Amoruso. In November 2016, Girl Code won a SOVA award for best audiobook in the business and education category.
Cara’s glamorous approach to self-help has attracted thousands of women to attend her workshops and events around the country, and listen to her top-rated podcast, Style Your Mind. She is often sought out by the media to help women challenge their fears and create their best lives and has been featured in Glamour, Shape, Vibe, Huffington Post, PopSugar, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, MSN.com and The Daily Mail to name a few as well as on broadcast programs including nationally syndicated BetterTV, Pix11 New York Morning News on WPIX-TV, Good Day Chicago on WFLD-TV, Good Day Austin on KTBC-TV, FOX 45 Baltimore on WBFF-TV, Indy Style on WISH-TV, CT Style on WTNH-TV, Oklahoma Live on KSBI-TV and The Women Recharged Network. In October 2015, she was invited to be a guest speaker at the American Chamber of Commerce in Tokyo where she spoke to its members about the power of personal branding. In November 2015, Cara was named one of YFS Magazine’s “Top 10 Women Entrepreneurs That Will Inspire You.”
As a social influencer, Cara reaches her following of nearly 100,000 fans across all her social media platforms and inspires them daily with lifestyle tips, mindset advice, #girlboss strategies, and does it all with a chic and fashionable flair. Cara has done collaborations with Macy’s, Kate Spade, SoulCycle, and others.
Prior to taking her brand full-time, Cara spent 8 years at MTV Networks as a digital advertising director where she oversaw a 20 person sales team that managed multi-million dollar ad campaigns for brands like CoverGirl, Pepsi, and others. Her unique background gives her an in-depth understanding of sales and marketing and makes her a strong influencer with her own brand in the online space.