Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author and motivational speaker. She is the founding director of LitWorld, a global literacy initiative serving children across the United States and in more than 60 countries. With her team at LitWorld, Pam created and leads World Read Aloud Day, a worldwide tribute to the power of literacy happening this year on February 24th and the signature LitCamp to close the summer literacy gap, in partnership with Scholastic. She received the 2013 Scholastic Literacy Champion Award, and is the Global Ambassador for Scholastic’s “Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life.” campaign. Pam is a spokesperson for BIC Kids, championing BIC’s 2014 “Fight for Your Write” campaign. In 2014, Pam was chosen as a W.K. Kellogg Foundation Fellow, becoming a part of a national cohort of 20 fellows focusing on racial healing and equity. Pam is the author of many books, including Pam Allyn’s Best Books for Boys: How To Engage Boys in Reading in Ways That Will Change Their Lives and her most recent, Every Child a Super Reader, co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morrell.