Special Programs Manager
As the former executive director of AMAZEworks for 13 years, Nancy led the organization to become a national leader in anti-bias education and programming. Prior to that, she served as a national training associate for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America where she led workshops on diversity, education and the arts, and self-care. Nancy has also served as a trainer for the Beyond Racism Dialogue Series. She has co-authored four anti-bias education curricula and has developed research-based trainings on implicit bias, Anti-Bias Education theory and Social Emotional Learning, gender inclusion, stereotype threat, and allyship for adult educators, parents, government officials, and community organizers. Nancy leads the administrative team for Racial Equity Minnesota Network, which works with organizations, government, businesses, and communities to set and achieve equity goals. Nancy has provided workshops at educational conferences across the country, including NAEYC, NAEYC Professional Development, National Head Start, National Black Child Development Institute, National Association for Multicultural Education, White Privilege, National LGBT Task Force – Creating Change, and National Association for School Social Workers. Nancy has a bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State University and a mini-MBA in nonprofit management from St. Thomas University Opus College of Business.