My name is Frances Karnes and I am the University Distinguished Professor, Director of Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies for University of Southern Mississippi. My companys principal products and services include education for gifted children. I have co-authored 66 books. My expertise is gifted education. I received my PhD degree from University of Illinois The charities that I am most passionate and drawn to are Boys and Girls Club and Childrens Museum and Friends of Gifted Education at the University of Southern Mississippi Foundation, as well as many others.