Special Encore Presentation: Portriat of An Adoption - Carrie Goldman

June 13, 2015
Hosted by Kelly Ellison

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Episode Description

Carrie Goldman is an amazing voice for adoption! Her unique perspective as an adoptive parent, writer and blogger makes her perfectly poised to enlighten us and inspire us all about adoption in our world. You'll want to tune in as Carrie shares her own personal experiences as an adoptive parent raising a teen, some of the articles that have come directly from this experience as well as her amazing project, Portriat of An Adoption which has over 8,000 followers from 45 countries. Take time to spend with us as Carrie speaks frankly about her many articles and the inspiration and motivation behind them and hang around for an exciting announcement of her new book coming out this summer!! You'll love it!

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Your Adoption Coach is designed to reach prospective and current adoptive families, couple, and singles with the resources they need to successfully bring their family together. We will examine international and domestic adoption, resources, costs, stories, highlight innovative agencies and bring the touching stories of families struggling and succeeding to the forefront. There is no greater community builder than Adoption! When we educate and encourage others to become involved, more people are inspired to adopt or be a part of a community of adoption. Our show aims to educate and inspire others to get involved in building a family be it on their own or helping someone close to them bring their family home together forever.

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Kelly Ellison

Kelly Ellison

Kelly is an adoptive parent, executive coach and trainer. She has over 25 years of experience working in development and management in the nonprofit sector and has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for causes ranging from the environment to the arts. Kelly has a passion for helping adoptive families reach their financial goals and uses her experience from the nonprofit world to coach adoptive families. She is Your Adoption Finance Coach and works with adoption agencies and families providing workshops, resources, and coaching to help them with their financial needs associated with adoptions both international and domestic. Using her system, the families she supports raise anywhere from $5,000 to $10,000 or more for their adoption. Kelly completed her Masters Degree in Business Administration in 2005, graduating from the Rockhurst University in the Executive Fellows Program in Kansas City, Missouri. She has extensive management experience, training and facilitating groups of all sizes and backgrounds. Kelly is certified in mediation and diversity and is an author and speaker. She will be speaking at the National Council for Adoption this year. She serves on several boards including the scholarship committee for the Rosalyn Carter Institute’s Intergenerational Caregivers Scholarship Award and is also a member of the board of governors to the We Are Family Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in New York City.

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Episode Directory

June 2015

  • 6/20/2015: Show Hope with Mike Hamilton Listen Now
  • 6/13/2015: Special Encore Presentation: Portriat of An Adoption - Carrie Goldman Listen Now
  • 6/6/2015: Black is the Color of My True Love's Hair, on Transracial Adoption in 'post-racial' America Listen Now

May 2015

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