Author: Carrie Goldman

Carrie Goldman is the award-winning author of Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear (Harper Collins, August 2012). She is very excited about the release of Jazzy’s Quest: Adopted and Amazing, her new children’s fictional chapter book with co-author Juliet Bond.

Carrie has written for The New York Times, CNN, Psychology Today, Huffington Post,, Babble, Alternet, and more. She has made appearances on NPR, BBC, MSNBC, CNN Headline News, Fox, HLN, and numerous other media outlets. In addition to her expertise in bullying dynamics, Carrie writes one of the nation’s premier adoption blogs, Portrait of an Adoption, which has followers in more than forty-five countries.

She travels around the country giving keynote addresses and running workshops for companies, universities, schools and community groups about issues such as ethical adoption, raising adopted children and open adoption; relational aggression and social conflict; digital citizenship; restorative justice; the sexualization of girls and women; and the cultural effects of gender-based marketing.

Carrie received her B.S. from Northwestern University and her M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management. She lives in Illinois with her husband and three daughters.