Christine Rhyner is a writer and adoption advocate. She graduated from the State University of New York at Brockport with a Bachelor of Science in Communication/Journalism. She has worked in advertising, for a comedy club and for a co-marketing firm. Christine began her infertility and adoption journeys in the early 2000s. She has published numerous articles and essays on various topics ranging from reproductive technologies to her Christian faith. She and her husband John, along with their son Lucas from Vietnam and their daughter Olivia from China, live on Long Island, New York, with their two dogs Cole and Callie.