Sheffield

Carrie Sheffield
Senior Contributor

Carrie is a senior writer with Opportunity Lives based in Manhattan, where she tells stories on entrepreneurship, innovation and poverty solutions. She is also founder of Bold, a Millennial-focused, news & cultural platform centered on ideals of personal responsibility and accessible capitalism. A Forbes political economy contributor, she hosted an online TV show for The Washington Times and appears on Fox News, Fox Business Network, MSNBC, and CBS Digital, among others, and has written for the Wall Street Journal, TIME, USA Today, the New York Times, he Washington Post, and the Huffington Post. Head of PR for Silicon Harlem, Carrie is a New York Leader at the Foreign Policy Initiative, member of The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Young Leaders Circle, Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program advisory board and the National Press Club‘s Young Members Committee.

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Ayshia Connors has always stood out from the crowd. She’s an African-American woman from a state—Utah—whose population is one percent black. But Connors has …

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Gianno Caldwell is a staple in programming at Fox News Channel and Fox Business Channel, also appearing on CNN, Headline News, Black Entertainment Television, …

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Donald Trump’s election tapped into the unease facing many blue collar Americans left behind in today’s economy. David Smick, the author of “The Great …

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The ambiguous and angry Women’s March is further displaying the diminishing marginal returns of today’s “feminism,” by their International Women’s Day strike by encouraging …

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At Google headquarters in Manhattan, a cadre of polished, accomplished women met to break the venture capital and angel-funding wall that has been so …

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An estimated 8.1 million adults in the United States, or about 3.3 percent of the adult population, suffer from a serious mental illness. Sadly, …

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At 22, Donovan Hicks is already making waves. A Truman Scholar, this year he was one of just 12 people named a George J. …

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Blake Lynch’s father passed away when he was very young. Now 28, Lynch was raised by a single mom in public housing. Through her …

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Usually a bootstrapping entrepreneur would welcome an inflow of capital to help grow her business. But sometimes a culture of distrust can make founders …

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A single mom at 20, Monique Rizer was herself the daughter of a single mom growing up in a transitory childhood with her five …