MENTOR // Amy Rosen’s Bio
Amy Rosen is a results-driven entrepreneurial leader who has founded, led and advised organizations through transformational change in the education and transportation sectors. An expert on global challenges facing youth education and employment, Amy has spent the past fifteen years leading change in our education systems and working to provide young people a path to successful futures through entrepreneurship. She spent nearly a decade teaching at Columbia Business School and as CEO of NFTE. Recently, she co-founded howED, a venture to migrate the principles of Dov Seidman’s “HOW” platform to the education sector and to support young people so they grow into strong moral leaders. Amy also spent nearly 20 years in the transportation field, becoming a leader of urban transit systems and an advocate for national investment in transportation infrastructure. Managing a state transportation department and landing her tenure as a leader of NJ Transit’s Board and as a Presidential Appointee to the Amtrak Board earned her a national reputation in this field. Amy has served as a Presidential appointee for three U.S. presidents and as an adviser to local and national leaders around the globe. She has been a contributor to Forbes and Entrepreneur magazines as well as CNBC and Bloomberg.