With the down ecomy, personal safety has become a concern for women all over the world. Ladies First Publishing, LLC has published a crime prevention pocket guide that has been very successful in the United States. The Busy Woman's Pocket Guide to Safety, is filled with safety tips that teach women how to think safe in everyday situations. This book is unique because it goes beyond giving women safety tips to live by, it teaches them how to create their own safety tips and empowers them to think critically about their surroundings. Reviews: The book was easy to read. The book was informative. I take my personal safety more seriously. I will take the tips. I do feel empowered to make better decisions. Bernice Waller, EVP, Federally Employed Women As the statewide coalition against sexual assault, the Arizona Sexual Assault Network proudly supports the distribution of the The Busy Woman's Pocket Guide to Safety. This publication has proven to be instrumental when facilitating community outreach and providing vital information about steps and precautions to prevent assault and violence. Carla Thompson's collection of tips and suggestions is comprehensive and thorough, allowing the book to be widely received and useful for a multitude of demographics. The Arizona Sexual Assault Network looks forward to a continued partnership with Ms. Thompson, as well as future inclusion of her work in our community outreach and preventative measures. Kayla Fulmer, Arizona Sexual Assault Network Government Recognition: It is wonderful to learn that you are experiencing such success in the publishing industry. Your book, The Busy Woman's Pocket Guide to Safety, is a fantastic resource for women of all ages. It is absolutely vital that women kw how to keep themselves safe. That your book assists in educating women in staying safe is something in which you can take great pride. Richard LeBlanc, Michigan State Representative, 18th District
Carla M. Thompson is a Christian author and a native of Metro Detroit. Her work experience consists of multiple supply chain management jobs in the automotive industry. Her experience with living alone, traveling abroad, attending evening classes to complete undergraduate and graduate coursework lead her to think seriously about personal safety. Her research on female victims of crime helped her formulate the safety tips in the book. She is currently enrolled in the Eastern Michigan School of Criminology. She is also the owner of Ladies First Publishing, LLC. The Busy Woman's Pocket Guide to Safety has received a lot of media attention since its publication in January 2010. The book has been featured on Fox 2 News Detroit, in the Detroit News, just to name a few. This book has been ordered in bulk by sexual assault prevention centers, police stations, and individuals who work for churches, schools and professional organizations.