Emily Anne Gullickson serves as CEO & Founder of A for Arizona with a unique background of executive, advocacy, legal, and teaching experience as a Teach For America – Phoenix alumna. She also leads sister organization Great Leaders Strong Schools as President and Founder. Emily Anne continues to be recognized by the Arizona Capitol community and Arizona Capitol Times for her leadership and advocacy skills, including the 2021 Best Activist in the State of Arizona, 2021 Leader of the Year in Education, 2020 Best Political Rising Star, Inaugural 2019 Women Achievers of Arizona – Nonprofit Leader, and 2019 Breakdown Breakout for being one of the sharpest political minds in Arizona under 40. Emily Anne is an active member of PIE Network working groups and was a member of Leadership Institute Cohort 5. She also serves on the governing boards of Every Kid Counts Oklahoma, notMYkid, Playworks Arizona, and executive board at Grand Canyon Council Scouting BSA. Emily Anne has her Bachelor of Arts from St. Lawrence University, Master of Education and Leadership Development from Arizona State University, and Juris Doctor from the University of St. Thomas School of Law.