Organization: Mind in the Making at the Bezos Family Foundation
Erin Ramsey is the Senior Manager for Mind in the Making at the Bezos Family Foundation and is responsible for the overall implementation and development of partnerships for Mind in the Making. Erin conducts speeches and facilitates Mind in the Making Institutes to a wide range of audiences about the importance of promoting executive function life skills in early childhood. She creates tools and resources for families, educators, medical professionals and communities to use to help themselves and the children in their lives thrive.
Ms. Ramsey has worked for over 25 years in the early childhood field and began her career as a family child care provider and preschool teacher. She later served for 12 years as Executive Director of 4C of Southern Indiana, Inc., a child care resource and referral agency, where she developed the organization and several programs that were nationally recognized. Ms. Ramsey also served as the director of public relations for a statewide child care resource and referral agency and was the Director of Early Childhood for the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation, the third largest urban school district in Indiana.
Throughout her career, Ms. Ramsey has served on numerous national, state and local boards and initiatives to increase the awareness of the importance of early childhood education and to improve the quality and accessibility for families, professionals and communities.
She holds an undergraduate degree in Child Development and Psychology from California State University at Sacramento. She also earned a Master of Science in Public Service from the University of Evansville.
Erin is the mother of four children, a grandmother and has been happily married for 27 years. She resides in Hawesville, KY at her family lavender farm.