Carrie Sheffield is a writer and speaker in Manhattan. She is an online columnist with Forbes, covering political economy.DSC_0057

She began her journalism career in Washington with the late columnist Robert Novak. After covering Congress for The Hill newspaper, she was a founding reporter at POLITICO and later wrote editorials for The Washington Times.

She has written for The Wall Street Journal, TIMEUSA TodayThe New York Times, The Washington PostHuffington PostAmerican Spectator and Daily Caller. Carrie also hosted a daily TV show for WashingtonTimes.com and has appeared on Fox News, Fox Business Network, MSNBC, HBO’s Real Time with Bill MaherThe Blaze, NPR Boston and BBC Radio.

Passionate about foreign affairs, Carrie reported on the 25th anniversary of perestroika in Moscow, North-South Korean relations from Seoul, the Beijing Olympics in China, and Egyptian political reforms in Cairo. She also wrote on geopolitical positioning and freedom of speech in Qatar and was a correspondent for The Jerusalem Post covering the Israeli parliament.

Carrie earned a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, concentrating in business policy. She spent several years in the financial services industry, as a bond analyst for Moody’s and credit risk analyst for Goldman Sachs. After earning a B.A. in communications at Brigham Young University, she completed a Fulbright fellowship in Berlin.

A New York Leader at the Foreign Policy Initiative, Carrie serves on the communications committee for 100 Women in Hedge Funds, a 501c3 expanding opportunities in education and health.