Louise joined iCivics as its Executive Director in July 2014. Louise discovered the power of education in the early 1990’s as a co-founder of CASES, a New York alternative-to-incarceration program for youthful offenders where education helped re-shape lives. Inspired by a continuing deep commitment to ongoing learning, she has devoted her career to ensuring that all students are prepared for active and thoughtful citizenship and life. Louise has successfully led growth organizations that make and deliver engaging educational technology and digital media. Most recently, she was the Managing Director of Digital Learning at WGBH. At WGBH, Louise helped launch PBS LearningMedia, a platform with more than 87,000 classroom-ready digital resources reaching 1.5 million educators. Previously, Louise held a number of C-level roles in the educational publishing industry. At iCivics, she launched the CivXNow coalition and its policy and advocacy work. The coalition now counts over 270 members. She also grew the distribution of iCivics materials from 1 to 9 million students.Louise began her career as an attorney in Montreal, Canada, and holds a law degree from McGill University, as well as an MBA from Yale.