Director, Break Through Tech NY
Amy Furman is currently the Director of Break Through Tech New York. Prior to joining Break Through Tech, Amy held several positions within New York City government, most recently as an Executive Director with the Department of Small Business Services where she collaborated with local industry and workforce leaders to design and oversee dozens of job training programs in critical economic sectors that continue to serve thousands of underemployed New Yorkers annually. Before Small Business Services, Amy served as a policy advisor with the New York City Mayor’s Office, advancing causes ranging from social and economic justice, to climate change resiliency, to local civic engagement. Amy started her career as an AmeriCorps member with City Year New York after completing her undergraduate degree at St. John’s University.