Pam Allyn, M.A., is the founder and executive director of LitWorld, a non-profit global literacy organization that works to develop sustainable solutions to illiteracy around the world. Pam also founded LitLife, an educational consulting group that provides achievement-driven professional development for educators. She is literacy expert, motivational speaker, and author of dozens of books on reading and writing. Her passion and knowledge has been recognized internationally. Pam was honored with The Children’s Village Legacy of Service Award, and The Scholastic Literacy Champion Award, as well as being a finalist for the Brock International Prize in Education.