Caroline Dowd-Higgins

Speaker, Author and Executive Coach Empowering Women to Thrive in Life and Career

Caroline Dowd-Higgins is the Executive Director of Career & Professional Development for the Indiana University Alumni Association. She leads a global career enhancement and leadership development program empowering IU alumni throughout their professional lives. With over a decade of career and professional development experience, Caroline authored the book and maintains the blog: This Is Not the Career I Ordered® (now in the 2nd edition) which showcases her savvy professional development advice and women who are thriving after a career transition or reinvention. Caroline writes for the Huffington Post, Ellevate Women’s Network, The Rouse, and a column for The Chronicle newspaper in Indiana. An accomplished public speaker, Caroline is a member of the National Speaker’s Association and presents to audiences globally. Her international podcast show - Your Working Life, features guest experts sharing wisdom about life and career is available on iTunes. She hosts an online series – Thrive! about career satisfaction and health & wellness for women on YouTube.