President & Founder
Born in Toronto, Canada, Carol Newlin joined the work force at the age of 15. Carol held various part-time jobs including working in a shoe shop, flower shop & as a waitress. Carol attended McGill University in Montreal where she received her MSc (Applied.) Carol spent 7 years as a preschool teacher for hearing impaired children, as well as working in commercial real estate before founding Original Works – an art fundraising company – in 1989.
An idea that was sparked by a colorful painting done by Carol & Ted’s daughter, has turned into a thriving art fundraising company that emphasizes the importance of building children’s self-esteem. To read Carol’s full story click here.
Where is one place you’d love to visit? Japan
What’s in your coffee? A little cream, or better yet a latte!
I never leave home without my … lipstick
Favorite Movie? The Mighty, adapted from the novel, Freak the Mighty, it explores a building of trust & friendship.
Use one word to describe yourself … Joyful