Mackenzie Carlson, a senior at Los Angeles' Brentwood School, was a founding member of the Executive Committee for the 2012 It’s Our Turn: Young Women’s Conference at Brentwood School. She has been a leader in planning the 2014 Conference and will be delivering the opening remarks. Mackenzie is an intern at the Daniel Pearl Foundation and was selected as Brentwood’s only delegate to attend the California Girls State program this past summer. Mackenzie, a singer-songwriter and piano student since age of four, recently released her debut EP on iTunes called "Looking West” in October 2013. She will be attending Brown University in fall of 2014