Amanda Ready is a bilingual licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and the Founder  and Executive Director of Ready to Empower, a U.S.-based non-profit making a significant impact on the lives of families and children worldwide.

Ready, earned a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Mercy College and a Bachelor of Arts in Counseling from the Baptist College of Florida and has 2 years of training in Play Therapy and holds certificates by the Ackerman Institute for the Family. Amanda is also the author of the children’s book Something’s Wrong at Mason’s Home which educates children on domestic violence and safety planning. Amanda’s extraordinary efforts to improve the lives of others have earned her a 2015 Hero Award for Generosity from Amway, an Unsung Hero Award from the Westchester (NY) Task Force on Child Abuse and Neglect, and a place in the Business Council of Westchester’s 40 Under 40 Rising Stars 2014 rankings.