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Northern Colorado’s 30 under 30, Carolyn Ulrich

30 under 30 NOCO

Carolyn Ulrich, Residential Coordinator at Envision

When discussing Carolyn, we must start where she started and how far she’s come since. She states she has always like helping people and I high school found her passion for helping people with disabilities. After graduating high school, she attended UNC and graduated in 2017, where she went on to become a Residential Manager then a Coordinator at Envision, a Weld County company that supports those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Interviewed by Maya Cornwell she was asked some questions pertaining to her personal, academic and professional life.

What are your passions are professionally and personally? Carolyn states that her passions lie with finding other cultures and learning how other’s live after studying abroad in Lithuania in college. When prompted with being asked what her superpower would be, she says it’s her ability to talk to almost anyone, a skill which aides her in traveling and helping those around her.

What would you consider your greatest accomplishment? Carolyn replies with, "I would have to say that one of my biggest accomplishments is graduating college. When I made it through college and got my degree, I realized that I could do anything if I put my mind to it.”

Who has been the biggest influence in your life? Celeste Ewert as she has this incredible ability to work with others and being a strong female leader is just something she admires and strives to be.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years, 10 years? She sees herself still helping others but hopefully traveling and exploring other cultures more.

What piece of advice would you give your 18-year-old self? “Even if something is outside of your comfort zone and makes you a little nervous, do it!” Carolyn says that sometimes there are going to be opportunities which will push you, but they can be your most cherished memories and grow you as a person.

What do you do in your downtime? She says she likes spending time with people she loves and being outside in nature, especially walking the Poudre trail, and loves watching movies when given the chance.

What would you like to give back to your community? Carolyn still wants to help people and give a voice to people who get overlooked.

Read the full NoCo Style article here.