Former Massachusetts Governor Jane Swift is an education executive and entrepreneur. She has served in leadership roles in the public, private, political, and non-profit sectors for over three decades fueled by a passionate belief in the power of education to transform lives. Swift is a sought-after speaker on issues of education, working mothers & women’s leadership, and more recently, the topic of gratitude, grief, and loss. She advocates for effective policies to advance excellence in learning through the thoughtful use of innovation and technology. She is also committed to serving her native Berkshires region of Massachusetts where she served as a State Senator in her twenties, and where she and her deceased husband, Chuck, raised their three daughters on their family farm. Today, Swift balances board service and advisory work with the founding of a non-profit education and animal rescue center, Cobble Hill Farm Education & Rescue Center.