Amy is an expert on the global challenges facing youth and employment. She is passionate about the need to provide all young people with the knowledge and skills necessary to pursue a successful future. A recognized expert in education and systemic change, she brings to this work a deep belief in the entrepreneurial mindset. Empowering young people to seek education and opportunity has been at the core of much of her work.
As the CEO & President of the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) she oversees a global organization that has worked with more than a half a million young people from low income communities create their own business plans. As a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF), and Vice Chair of their Youth Unemployment Council, she has worked around the globe on the growing challenges resulting from the disturbing increases in youth unemployment. Having held senior management positions in both public and private sector organizations she has also served as a Presidential Appointee for the last three U.S. Presidents as well as an advisor to other local and national leaders around the globe. Currently she serves as Member of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans.
Ms. Rosen has also spent 20 years as an effective, entrepreneurial leader of transportation systems and companies. Her experience running large public transit systems as well as being part of a startup team that built a worldwide transportation services business, led her to an ongoing interest in global infrastructure financing challenges.
She has lectured, written and received numerous public recognitions of her work in both of these fields.