Social entrepreneur Mindy Bingham founded Academic Innovations in 1990 to promote a unique, classroom- based,
comprehensive guidance course for all entering freshmen. Today, her low-profit company works with hundreds of
high schools and colleges across the country helping them prepare students for a self-sufficient future.
Over 200,000 students each year complete courses based on the Career Choices series and the Get Focused... Stay Focused!® Follow-Up Modules and manuals that Mindy has authored or co-authored. Her titles have sold over 2 millions copies. She is the recipient of numerous national, regional, and local awards including a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for Innovative Approaches to Curricula by the United States Congress.