Carin Rockind is a leading happiness expert, media personality, and the creator of PurposeGirl, a movement to empower purpose-driven living. She has taught thousands of people real-life strategies to reclaim their happiness and live to their fullest potential of success and well-being. Having survived domestic abuse, divorce, and armed robbery, she teaches others to be resilient through stress and grow from trauma. After fifteen years as a marketing executive, Carin pursued her great passion: teaching women to thrive. Carin was one of the first 250 people in the world to earn a Masters degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, where she has also served as adjunct faculty. Carin speaks at companies worldwide, including Morgan Stanley, AVON, BMW, and Progressive Insurance. She is a regular contributor to national media: She has appeared on NBC, CBS, PBS, NPR, the Huffington Post, and Crain’s Business, and is the Happiness Guru on Sirius XM’s Stars Radio. Most recently, she became an international best-selling author for her contribution in Pebbles in the Pond: Wave Three. Carin is a marathon runner, cook and painter, and lives in Philadelphia with her husband, Joshua, and her bonus-son.