Power of Women

Jane Swift

Former Governor and President and Executive Director


Former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift is an accomplished leader in both the public and private sectors and a recognized national voice on education policy women’s leadership and work/family integration. Today she leads LearnLaunch as its President and Executive Director. Swift served for fifteen years in state government including holding the offices of Governor Lieutenant Governor Secretary of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation and State Senator. Since leaving public office Swift has held roles as a chief executive officer; a board chair member and committee chair to public private and not-for-profit institutions; an adviser to entrepreneurial education companies; and as a partner in a venture capital fund. She serves on a number of boards including Suburban Propane (SPH) a publicly-traded propane distribution company; and of Climb Credit an alternative student lender. She brings to each new challenge a transformational leadership style a passion for educational excellence and innovation and deep experience and success in leading mission-focused organizations. Swift blogs on life work and sports at janeswift.substack.com.