Girls Thinking Global
Connecting with K-12 Customers
Thursday, May 25
1:15 – 2:45 pm
Kathy Hurley is a 45-year veteran of the education industry. Throughout her career, Kathy has served in top positions in both publishing and technology companies, including executive positions with Pearson and IBM. In December of 2014, Kathy retired from Pearson where she spent ten years and served as Executive Vice President Education Alliances, for the Pearson Foundation. Kathy was selected as a Fellow of the Advanced Leadership Initiative (ALI) at Harvard University and completed the program in 2014. Upon completion, Kathy co-founded a global non-profit organization called Girls Thinking Global, which has as its mission to connect global change-makers to empower adolescent girls around the world.
In April 2015, Kathy Hurley published her first book, Real Women, Real Leaders (Wiley) with co-editor, Priscilla Shumway. Kathy currently sits on the Board of Directors for several for-profit and non-profit organizations in the education industry.