639: Color Your Dreams With Elaine Lou Cartas

Elaine Lou Cartas is a business and career coach, speaker and #1 Amazon best selling author of You Are Meant for More, serving Color Your Dreams With Elaine Lou Cartasclients in over 21 different countries. Elaine specializes in helping women of color land their dream career through authentic relationships both online and offline. As a result, clients have received $25k raises, transitioned into new careers and created their own global businesses.  Elaine has over a decade of experience as a political grassroots organizer, and nonprofit fundraiser. One of her proudest accomplishments was raising $1 million in student scholarships in six months, providing 200+ scholarships. Today, Elaine is the founder of the Color Your Dreams Movement™, an initiative to inspire and support 1 million women of color create their dream business and life by 2025.  She has been featured in Badassery Magazine, and Pasadena Magazine, and Good Morning La La Land. She has spoken around the world including Sweden and Indonesia, as well as Universal Music Studios. She leads monthly community events in the Los Angeles area.

Elaine shares her Color Your Dreams Movement™ and how it has led her to live a happier and fulfilled life while helping women of color do the same.  Check out her episode to listen to her story.


Elaine Lou Cartas is a business and career coach.

Cultural Background

Elaine is of Filipina descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Believe in yourself above everything else, above anyone else.

Believe in yourself above everything else, above anyone else.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is believing in yourself regardless of your mistakes.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Elaine was born into a family of immigrants.  She felt the pressure of doing what she was told and was seeking external validation.  She got backlash from her family when she decided to leave her job.

The “AHA” Moment

Elaine graduated from grad school top class and got straight A’s.  She started her own business since she thought… “Whats the worst that could happen?”

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Elaine is happier and more fulfilled.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

You already know the answer is inside of you.  Be courageous and create that change.

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