Ms. Pam Allyn

Executive Director
New York, New York
United States

Focus Areas

K-12 Education


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 that happens every March. Pam received the 2013 Scholastic Literacy Champion Award. Pam is the author of many books, including Your Child's Writing Life (winner of the Mom's Choice Award), What to Read When (winner of the National Parenting Magazine Award), and Pam Allyn's Best Books for Boys. Her most book is Every Child a Super Reader, co-authored with Dr. Ernest Morrell. Pam is featured widely in the press and on the blogosphere as a reading expert for both home and school. She has been seen most recently on NBC News, CNN, and Al-Jazeera, speaking to the power of education and literacy to transform lives and to create gender equity.