Carolyn Patricia Phillips
Director and Principal Investigator, Tools for Life at Georgia Institute of Technology
Featured on National Public Radio’s Infinite Mind and on PBS’s Voices of Vision series. Published articles in journals, chapters in books and poetry focused on living with disabilities. Received the National Rehabilitation Association’s Belle Greve Award for “outstanding contributions and major positive impacts” in the disability community. The Department of Labor in Georgia also gave her the Director’s Award for “extraordinary and diligent service on behalf of people with disabilities.”
Carolyn P. Phillips serves as director and principal investigator of Tools for Life, Georgia’s Assistive Technology (AT) Act Program at Georgia Tech | AMAC. In this capacity, she oversees a wide range of AT projects and programs, including the National Pass It On Center. Carolyn has dedicated her time and energy to promoting independence of all people, including those with disabilities through advocacy, education, assistive technology and fundraising.