We’re here to empower parents with life-changing inspiration, invaluable wisdom, and practical strategies to unlock the secrets of creating a thriving and purposeful family life during the extraordinary five-day journey of the Parent In Purpose Summit. 

Maya Payne Smart is a writer, parent educator, and literacy advocate who has served on the boards of numerous library and literacy organizations. She and her family live in Milwaukee, where she serves as affiliated faculty in educational policy and leadership in the College of Education at Marquette University. Her website, MayaSmart.com, provides tips and tools for parents to nurture, teach, and advocate for kids on the road to reading.