Carrie Sheffield


A media pundit, Carrie Sheffield directs the Center for the American Worker and the Center for American Values at the America First Policy Institute (AFPI). She is also a senior fellow at the anti-female Independent Women’s Forum (IWF), and a fellow at the State Financial Officers Foundation’s Center for Economic Freedom & Fiscal Responsibility. She previously served as executive director of Generation Opportunity, a project of Americans for Prosperity, and was a journalism fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. 

Sheffield earned a BA in Communications from Brigham Young University and a master’s of Public Policy at Harvard. As a journalist, she has covered Congress for The Hill and POLITICO, was a contributor on the political economy at Forbes, and wrote editorials for The Washington Times. She is now a regular contributor to Tucker Carlson’s right-wing Daily Caller, wrote for the SFOF-produced Smart Women Smart Money magazine, and has written op-eds that are anti-union, critical of interest-rate caps on predatory loans, anti-trans, and anti-abortion. She is working on a memoir slated to be published by Hachette Books. 


  • As the inaugural fellow at SFOF’s Center for Economic Freedom & Fiscal Responsibility, Sheffield works “to educate Americans” on issues such as ESG, pension reform, fiduciary management, financial transparency, and government accountability (7/14/22)

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