The Trusted Parenting Network

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The Trusted Parenting Network harnesses the power of the internet to further American SPCC’s mission of bringing meaningful parenting support to families across the globe.

From offering impactful resources to hosting online interviews, members of our Trusted Parenting Network offer unique insights and solutions as subject matter experts on today’s top parenting topics.

Meet our Trusted Parenting Network Member

Michelle Madrid

Author, Speaker, and Adoptee Empowerment Life Coach

Michelle Madrid is a former foster and international adoptee turned author, speaker, and adoptee empowerment life coach.

Michelle was placed in foster care, in the United Kingdom, and adopted by Americans. She is known as a brave voice within the adoption community and works to speak truth to both the shine and shadow of the experience.

Michelle is trained as a life coach through the Institute of Life Coach Training and has also studied within the Tony Robbins Platinum Partnership and Lions Group. She holds both a Master of Arts degree and Bachelor of Science degree.

As a former Emmy-nominated television news journalist, Michelle has authored several books including a new project scheduled for release in Fall 2023 through New World Library, and an award-winning children’s book, Coco & Olive: The Color of Love which explores family formation through adoption and the beauty of diversity.

Michelle is a high-impact public speaker who shares stories to educate and elevate the adoption conversation while deepening understanding.

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