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Gina Carroll Gina Carroll

Inspired Wordsmith


Social Media Branding for Business, College and Life



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; social media and 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.

Industry Expertise (3)

Writing and Editing


Social Media

Areas of Expertise (3)

Social Media Branding

Getting Into College

Digital Parenting

Education (2)

Stanford University: BA, Human Biology 1984

U.C.L.A. Law School: JD 1987



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