Amy Carrier’s mission is to create systematic change in public education to teach every child the skills needed to navigate adulthood and the new global economy. Since 2000, her unique voice and message of bringing together schools with the resources in their communities has resonated throughout her work in the classroom and the world. Amy is a pioneer in the development of programs, new initiatives and collaborative partnerships in education which bring together businesses, parents, and students. She has developed organizations, missions and programs all focused on connecting the resources of the business community with schools in order to better prepare students for life post-high school. She brings a breadth of experience and perspective from her work building collaborations in a classroom, a school district, several states, a national organization and East Africa. Amy is an excellent speaker, communicator and motivator for the cause of access to resources and equity in education.