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Carol Hansen Grey is an author, publisher, graphic artist and web designer whose passion is to help people love and empower themselves. As a visionary catalyst and social activist, she envisions many ways of creating positive change in the world and takes the necessary steps to nurture the seed until it manifests into form.



Carol Hansen Grey has been helping people love and empower themselves for two decades. She does this through her books and CDs, her personal empowerment mentoring, her graphic design and web design work and the projects she supports. She is a partner Open Heart Enterprises and Her ebooks “How Do I Love Myself” and "How Do I Create Peace Within Myself and in the World" are available for $2.99. Her Simple Healing Tools book, available in paperback or digital format through, contains stories and tools she has used to attain her goals. 



Author and motivational speaker Carol Hansen Grey is a visionary catalyst and social activist whose passion is to help people love and empower themselves. She does this through her books and CDs, through her personal empowerment mentoring, through the projects she supports and through her graphic design and web development work.


In 1996 she first produced her Lighten Up audio tape (currently available as a CD) and began traveling around the United States and Canada teaching her Lighten Up workshop. In 1997 she initiated the World Peace Experiment with husband Victor Grey and in 1998 they published the Free Yourself from Fear booklet and audio tape (currently available as a CD). From 2000-2004 Carol served as the Executive Director of Women of Vision and Action, a 501c3 organization, through which she initiated the Athena Wisdom Exchange Mentoring Program (AWE), the Feminine Face of Leadership Conference, and the international Gather the Women movement.


With her husband she co-founded Open Heart Press publishing company in 1995, web design company in 2000. In 2004 Carol agreed to serve on a core team of women to promote a 5th Women's World Conference and developed a website for that purpose ( In 2009 she developed a sister site to further the goals ( She is a founding member of Clayton Valley Village, launched in 2017 and currently serves as the Executive Director of this


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