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Nancy Ramsey is a futurist, author and entrepreneur. She consults with the Global Business Network as a futurist and co-authored, with Pamela McCorduck, The Futures of Women: Scenarios for the 21st Century. Ramsey is also President of Morning Star Imports, a small Tiburon, California based company specializing in ethnic jewelry from the Middle East and North Africa.

Ramsey is the former Legislative Director to Senator John Kerry. In addition to directing the legislative staff, Ramsey advised the Senator on a number of issues including the federal budget, space and education. She is knowledgeable about the legislative process as well as the public and private sector.

Before joining Senator Kerry's staff Ramsey served as President of Ramsey Associates, a Washington-based consulting firm specializing in arms control, international affairs and national security. She wrote a book discussing these topics called, Nuclear Weapons Decision Making. Ramsey co-founded and directed the Committee for National Security, a non-profit, non-partisan national leadership group created in 1980 to encourage public debate on national security issues. Prior to her involvement with the Committee for National Security, Ramsey served as Director of Americans for SALT, a national citizen's group supporting the SALT II Treaty. She also served as Legislative Director for the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Assistant to the Director of the National Welfare Rights Organization, Staff Assistant to the Governor of Massachusetts and with the Commonwealth Service Corps, organizing community action programs in that state.

Ms. Ramsey has served on a number of boards of directors including the Women's Campaign Fund, the National Peace Academy Campaign, and Peace Links International. She currently serves on the board of the Fund for Constitutional Government, Philanthropy by Design and is a member of the Club of Rome. Ramsey is a co-author of Nuclear Weapons Decision Making published by Macmillan, London, England. She has also been a contributor to In the Public Interest. In 1984 she served as a Distinguished Resource Fellow at the Center for Conflict Resolution at George Mason University.

Nancy Ramsey is a native of West Hartford, Connecticut. She was an American Field Service exchange student to Heilbronn, Germany. Ramsey is a graduate of Colby College and received a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago.

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