Gina Carrol

Gina Carroll

Gina Carroll began writing, blogging and speaking after leaving a large corporate law practice to become a stay at home mom, raising her 5 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" and co-founder of Inspired Wordsmith, a writing, educational and authorship services company. She is a passionate spokesperson and blogger for and the blogging board member for Communities in Schools of Houston. On her sites, Tortured By Teenagers, and, Gina also advocates for literacy, drop-out prevention and the importance of the family meal. She is a graduate of Stanford University and U.C.L.A. Law School.