Cara Brookins

Cara Brookins

Cara Brookins is professional speaker based in Little Rock and is best known for being the mom who built her own house using YouTube tutorials. She has been entertaining, educating, and inspiring audiences with her keynotes and presentations since 2004. She's the author of eight books, including Rise, How a House Built a family, which tells the story of building her 3500 square foot house with the help of her four children by watching YouTube tutorials and googling things like foundation work, plumbing, and gas lines. News of Cara's family story went viral in more than 65 countries and was viewed a billion times. Rise, has now been optioned to become a major motion picture. Inspiring audiences to build bigger lives remains her greatest passion.
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