PRODUCER, MAKERS: WOMEN WHO MAKE AMERICA
Children of Fallen Patriots Board of Advisors, Advisor
Nancy Armstrong is an Emmy-nominated producer and founding member of the team that createdthe award winning web site and documentary series, MAKERS - Women Who Make America. MAKERS.com is a first-of-it’s-kind, dynamic, digital platform from AOL showcasing thousands of compelling stories from America's most groundbreaking women. It was named one of the 100 best web sites for women by Forbes. In 2013, MAKERS launched its first three-part documentary on PBS, and received the Women’s Media Center Award for it's ground-breaking contribution to women, history, and America. In 2014, MAKERS launched an Emmy-nominated documentary series focusing on the groundbreaking achievements of women in the areas of business, politics, space, war, comedy, and Hollywood.
Prior to MAKERS, Nancy was a senior executive at Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide in New York City. Nancy’s first career was as a film, television, and stage actor and singer. Her career highlights included co-starring roles on Third Rock from the Sun, L.A. Heat, and a lead role in the comedy pilot, Kinks. In addition to numerous stage performances, Nancy wrote, directed and produced the one-woman show, “A Look Beyond the Attitude,” that she performed at the acclaimed Cinegrill Theatre in Hollywood. Nancy currently serves on the board of directors of The Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation, and the Nantucket Dreamland Foundation. She received a BA in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and an MA in corporate public relations and communications from Boston University. She lives in Connecticut with her husband, Tim, and their three children.