Working Parents Subject Matter Expert
Forbes Senior Contributor and Celebrity Interviewer
As a best-selling author with 15+ years of experience in editorial writing, Christine is a senior contributor for Forbes and writes an award-winning blog on motherhood and professional development. She has also interviewed many celebrity women, including Deborah Cox, Lilly Singh, Jenn Todryk, Tina Knowles-Lawson, Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kristin Cavallari, Tonya Lewis Lee, Tika Sumpter, and La La Anthony, and more. Christine was honored to interview former Senator and the first female Vice President of the United States Kamala Harris.
Christine Michel Carter also writes for other global publications including, TIME, Entrepreneur, HuffPost, Health, and Parents. In 2023 she won a Folio Eddie Award for an open letter she authored for Parents titled “An Open Letter to Black Birthing People During Black Maternal Health Week.”
Writer & Podcaster
Christine Michel Carter runs the award-winning CMC blog, which is full of advice and insights from other working parents. She also produces the CMC newsletter, which has over 60,000 subscribers and is full of value-packed tips to help working parents with their career. Because of her bold, disruptive delivery, Christine’s been called the “mother of LinkedIn” by the New York Post. She’s also been named a “career doula,” a “working mom who’s changing the world,” an “inspiring black mom to follow,” a “mom on the move,” an “inspiring, empowering millennial mother,” and the “voice of millennial moms.” Christine has been quoted, interviewed, and profiled by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, FOX, NBC, and many more.
Co-hosted with Bright Horizons Chief Client and Experience Officer Priya Krishnan, Christine also hosts “The Work-Life Equation” podcast. It features candid conversations, stories, and strategies from corporate leaders, public figures, and everyday people who are putting the pieces together to make life work.
Featured on morning shows as a working parents subject matter expert for the past decade, Christine Michel Carter is a “go-to” resource when the media looks for data-driven insights and practical examples on how to support women in the workplace.
Trusted By Other Authors
Because of her subject matter expertise in predicting market trends, targeting younger generations, and consumer behavior, Christine Michel Carter has been cited by or contributed to the books of 20 other authors and researchers.
- Babylost: Racism, Survival, and the Quiet Politics of Infant Mortality, from A to Z by Monica J. Casper
- Designing for Kids: Creating for Playing, Learning, and Growing by Krystina Castella
- Succeeding as a First-Time Parent (Harvard Business Review Working Parents Series) edited by Daisy Dowling
- Becoming a Digital Parent: A Practical Guide to Help Families Navigate Technology by Carrie Rogers Whitehead
- Me First: The Guilt-free Guide to Prioritising You by Kate Christie
- Life Beyond #MeToo: Creating a Safer World for Our Mothers, Daughters, Sisters & Friends by Christine T Rose
- Not Just Black and White: A White Mother’s Story of Raising a Black Son in Multiracial America by Anni K. Reinking
- Changing the Game for Generation Alpha: Teaching and Raising Young Children in the 21st Century by Valora Washington
- You and I, as Mothers: A Raw and Honest Guide to Motherhood by Laura Prepon
- Mothers of Invention: Film, Media, and Caregiving Labor (Contemporary Approaches to Film and Media Series) edited by So Mayer and Corinn Columpar
- Kid Food: The Challenge of Feeding Children in a Highly Processed World by Bettina Elias Siegel
- Soul-Deep Beauty by Melissa L Johnson
- Millennial Philanthropy: Next Generation Fund Development for Professionals and Nonprofits by Holly Hull Miori
- Cosmetics Marketing: Strategy and Innovation in the Beauty Industry by Lindsay Karchin, Delphine Horvath
- Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving by Caitlin Collins
- The Anatomy of Fake News: A Critical News Literacy Education by Nolan Higdon
- Raising Multiracial Children: Tools for Nurturing Identity in a Racialized World by Farzana Nayani
- Marketing to Gen Z: The Rules for Reaching This Vast – and Very Different – Generation of Influencers by Jeff Fromm and Angie Read
- Do Right by Me: Learning to Raise Black Children in White Spaces
by Valerie I. Harrison and Kathryn Peach D’Angelo
- Millennial Consumer Trends and Their Impact on the Global Economy by Jayajit Chakraborty and Abhijit Pandit
As a working parents subject matter expert, Christine Michel Carter has contributed to Forbes since 2016. She is an award-winning, relatable writer whose voice transpires across miles into moms’ hearts, minds, and souls everywhere. Christine is also the former associate editor of Modern Mom.
She has written hundreds of articles for many publications, and her writing has reached 1 million parents and working families in more than 150 countries. A few viral articles include:
- I Celebrated Black History Month… By Finding Out I Was White (HuffPost)
- Why Are Today’s Most Engaged Professionals Hiding From LinkedIn? (HuffPost)
- Despite The Odds, Educated Single Black Mothers Are Dominating Corporate America (Forbes)
- The Most Critical Metric Employee Resource Groups Can Share with HR Teams to Combat the Great Resignation (LinkedIn)
- The Complete Guide To Generation Alpha, The Children Of Millennials (Forbes)
- How Consumer Brands- And America- Can Prepare Themselves For Generation Alpha (Forbes)