Carolyn Weiss retired in 2013 from her job as an employee of the City of Los Angeles, having transitioned at work in 2011. Following retirement, she opened a business for the purpose of educating business owners and staff on transgender issues. She has presented her Transgender Awareness In the Workplace course before non-profits, schools, mental health practitioners, and professional organizations. She also served on the West Hollywood Transgender Advisory Board for three years. Carolyn earned a BA in anthropology at Cal State – Northridge.