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Gina Carroll

Blogger, Advocate and Spokesperson

Gina Carroll began writing, blogging and speaking after leaving a large corporate law practice
to become a stay at home mom to raise her five children. She is now nationally recognized
for her coverage of the parenting and family landscape, including relationships, digital
fluency, parenting adolescents and getting into college. She is the author of “24 Things You
Can Do with Social Media to Help Get into College”; co-founder of Inspired Wordsmith, a
writing, educational and authorship services company; and co-creator of the Tell Your Story
Workshops at AStoryThatMatters.com. She is a passionate spokesperson and blogger for
MomsCleanAirForce.org and the blogging board member for Communities in Schools. On her
sites, Tortured by Teenagers, ThinkActParent.com and ThinkActEat.com, Gina also advocates
for literacy, drop-out prevention; the importance of the family meal and creating a college-going
culture in at-risk populations. She is a graduate of Stanford University and UCLA Law School.