Author. Advocate. Wife. Mother. Lover of Chocolate.


Gina Carroll is an author, speaker, and editor who believes that everyone has a story that matters. The author of the upcoming book, A Story that Matters: A Gratifying Way to Write About Your Life, Gina helps aspiring writers and business professionals get their life stories in print. Also the author of 24 Things You Can Do with Social Media to Help Get into College, she helped students use their social media to share their best stories and show their highest selves online.

 A longtime freelancer and blogger, she has written thousands of articles on an exhaustive variety of subject matter, in addition to maintaining her own blogs. Born and raised in Los Angeles, she currently lives with her husband and five mostly grown children in Houston, Texas.