When the Tears Dry
Meredith Hawkins has devoted her career to the field of social work, working with children and adolescents within the Arizona foster care system and mental health system as a child and family therapist. She is the founder and director of GIVE: Girls who Inspire, Volunteer and Empower, an organization devoted to helping connect women to volunteer opportunities within their community and in Africa. She was the recipient of the Volunteer of the Year Award by the Phoenix Rescue Mission in 2014 and the recipient of the MASK Unity Finalist Award for Mothers Making a Difference in 2015. When not writing, she enjoys hiking, skiing and scuba diving. She lives in Arizona and Utah with her son.