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Jane Swift is committed to New England's education innovation sector. In her most recent role as the executive chair of Ultimate Medical Academy, Jane curated stakeholder connections to enable effective learning tools to reach the greatest number of students in order to advance student learning. Jane serves on a number of boards, including Suburban Propane, a publicly traded propane distribution company, and Academic Programs International, a privately held study abroad company. She is also on the advisory board for the School of Leadership Afghanistan, the only all girls boarding school in Kabul. Previously, Jane was the chief executive officer of Middlebury Interactive Languages. Jane served for fifteen years in state government, holding the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and State Senator. Jane was the first woman in United States history to give birth (to twins) while serving as Governor. During her tenure in office, Jane was instrumental in the passage and implementation of Massachusetts' nationally recognized public education system. Jane taught leadership studies at Williams College, and is a sought after speaker on the issue of work family integration. Jane has dedicated her personal and professional life to the belief that access to a high quality education is critical to the ideals of democracy. Jane received her bachelor's degree in American Studies from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut. Jane and her husband, Chuck, live on the family farm where he was raised in Williamstown, Massachusetts with their three daughters. She is a Fellow of the 24th class of the Pahara - Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.