Nancy Hoffman is Senior Adviser at Jobs for the Future, a national NGO in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Hoffman is co-founder of the Pathways to Prosperity State Network. The Network seeks to ensure that many more youth complete high school, attain a postsecondary credential with currency in the labor market, and get launched on a career. Hoffman has held various teaching and administrative posts, and has consulted for the OECD and several countries on VET. Her most recent book, co-authored with Bob Schwartz, is Learning for Careers: The Pathways to Prosperity Network (forthcoming Harvard Education Press). She is also the author of Schooling in the Workplace: How Six of the World’s Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life, (Harvard Education Press, 2011). Hoffman holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature the (UC, Berkeley). She serves on the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education.