Carl Settles

Exec Dir
E4 Youth

Founder/Executive Director of E4 Youth, Motivational Speaker, Educational Consultant and Panelist. Proven innovative leader and talent cultivator able to develop educational frameworks that help both teachers and students thrive. Deep ties within the creative and business communities. 20+ years in high technology as a developer and producer. Driving force behind the development of the standards aligned Employability Curriculum which promote social emotional resiliency for youth of color. Partnered with the Mozilla Foundation and Capital Factory to develop immersive storytelling curriculum which enables teachers and students to leverage Web VR to tell compelling stories about their neighborhoods, Spearheading the opportunity youth employment venture Digital Docent that provides professional level training and jobs for college age students and young professionals.

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