Carrie Lightfoot is purpose-driven with the ambition and passion to create positive change. She is a savvy entrepreneur, mentor, author, speaker and influencer. An authority and ambassador for women gun owners in the industry and in the media. She is a voice for women in advocacy of the Second Amendment.
Carrie Lightfoot is the founder and owner of The Well Armed Woman LLC, the largest and most trusted resource for women gun owners. She is dedicated to bringing innovative products, training and information to women across the country. Carrie is the founder and Chairwoman of the Board for TWAW Shooting Chapters, Inc. a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization with 400 chapters in 49 states and a membership of over 12,000 women.
Elected to the National Rifle Association Board of Directors in 2018, she serves on numerous board committees such as Women’s Policies, Public Relations, Grassroots and Education and Training.
Newsmax named Carrie one of 2015’s 100 Most Influential Pro-Gun Rights Advocates and she was honored with the 2015 GLOCK Safety Ambassador Award. Carrie was also named the NSSF Project Childsafe S.A.F.E. Local Champion.
Carrie is a popular national speaker and frequent guest of the national media including TIME Magazine, CNN, NBC Nightly News, USA Today, FOX News, Blaze TV and NRA News. She is the author of the book “The Well Armed Woman’s Concise Guide to Concealed Carry” and her articles are frequently published in leading industry magazines.
Carrie is active in the NRA Women’s Leadership Forum and served as a panel moderator, featuring women Second Amendment grassroots activists, during the 2016 NRA Women’s Leadership Forum Summit. She is often featured on NRAtv’s series “Tips & Tactics”.
She is a USCCA Training Counselor, NRA Certified Pistol Instructor, NRA Certified Personal Protection In The Home Instructor, NRA Refuse To Be A Victim Instructor and an NRA Benefactor Lifetime Member.
Carrie is always on the go traveling across the country teaching, speaking and empowering women.
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