Speaker Date Topic
John Huber, Headmaster, Emerson School Sep 22, 2020 12:00 PM
Opening Schools during Covid-19

John is Head of School at Emerson School in Ann Arbor, MI.  A graduate of Villanova University (M.A. 2001) and Cornell University (B.A. magna cum laude 1992), he assumed that position in July 2015 after serving as Head of School at Barnesville School of Arts & Sciences, a country day school in Maryland, from 2006 to 2015, and as a faculty member and administrator at The Wyndcroft School in Pennsylvania from 1993 to 2006.

A dedicated educator with 25+ years of experience in independent schools; serving as a senior administrator and a classroom teacher. He is particularly interested in the roles of technology, diversity, and environmental education in children's intellectual development.


Liz Ferro, Founder & CEO Sep 29, 2020 12:00 PM
“Girls with Sole”

Liz Ferro is the Founder and CEO of the nonprofit organization, Girls With Sole, which uses free fitness and wellness programs to empower the minds, bodies and souls of girls who have experienced abuse or who are at-risk. Her two published works of nonfiction include "Finish Line Feeling" (Unlimited Publishing, 2012) and "Girls With Sole: A Girl Power Guide To Unleashing Your Inner Superhero" (Library Tales Publishing, 2018). Both books are used in the Girls With Sole program curriculum, and are given free to all participants. 

Liz has completed more than 75 marathons, 5 Ironman Triathlons and has run a full marathon in all 50 States as well as the Great Wall of China.