Dr. Carol Labor, MSEd, DrPH (Dr. Carol)


Founder and Chief Development Officer

Dr. Carol is the Founder and volunteer Chief Development Officer of the Schools Without Borders program. Dr. Carol is also Founder and Principal Consultant of Women’s Wellness Group. With a lived experience of complex traumas, Dr. Carol is an award winning advocate, educator, researcher and subject matter expert (SME) on Early Grade Reading (EGR), Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), Sexual and Gender-Based Violence, Mental Health, and Psychological Trauma in vulnerable populations. In 2018 Dr. Labor conducted a historic seminal study of Mental Health First Aid, an evidence-based psychoeducation program, in heterogeneous African communities in Philadelphia. In 2019 Dr. Carol successfully repeated the study in multicultural and multilingual women.

Dr. Carol serves as the Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations for Schools Without Borders in Consultative Status to ECOSOC; Chair of the Children and Youth Committee on Mayor’s Commission on African and Caribbean Immigrant Affairs in Philadelphia since 2010; and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. 

Schools Without Borders merges Dr. Carol's passion, pain, and purpose.