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Susan is committed to the economic health of the broader community. She has written more than $40 M in for-profit grants to help businesses grow. Susan enthusiastically shares her expertise and collaborates closely with public and corporate leaders and the bus...more

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Inspirational Ones


Chief Innovation Officer

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Affiliations

Imajine That LLC

Chief Curiosity Officer, Founder and Chief Executive Officer and President


Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce

Board Member


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Member of Board of Advisors


Early Education

Advisory and Policy Committees


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Founder and President


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Inc.com - Susan Leger-Ferraro: How to Develop Incredible Employees - Play Thanks to Susan for making it part of our leadership training." Thanks to Susan for making it part of our leadership training." "There are very few people whom I have met during my career who have had the impact that Susan has had - and that impact is felt by seemingly everyone she touches. "Susan has taught us about the critical importance of relational and communication skills to empower 21st Century leaders and employees in cross sector business growth leading to a highly engaged workforce." "Susan is an extremely inspirational leader and motivational entrepreneur ... fiercely dedicated to education and improving the lives of young people, particularly those disadvantaged by life circumstances." "Susan Leger-Ferraro is one of the best thinkers I have ever come across. Her thinking is broad, innovative, and all encompassing, and her vision of projects to come is always extraordinary. Central to Susan's thinking is always the question 'How do we truly take care of people and provide a context for personal growth?' Susan's record of success speaks to the wisdom of her approach." Susan and her team set the foundation with the tools to bring it to life." "Our lives and work are expanded and improved because of you and your team, Susan. Thank you for making a huge difference, to us and to many." Susan and her team set the foundation with the tools to bring it to life."


Welcome to SusanVibe.com - Susan Leger Ferraro

Susan Leger Ferraro
Who We Are Susan Leger Ferraro is a unique, dynamic social entrepreneur with an unparalleled record of success. Susan has established thriving, transformational organizations across a range of industries. Through her innovative ideas and practices, Susan positively impacts the lives of countless humans and changes the landscape of organizations across the globe. Susan Leger Ferraro "There are only two things in our lives: love and fear. We are either in love or we are in fear." Susan Leger Ferraro "I have been professionally associated with Susan Leger Ferraro since 1998. Susan exudes leadership in every endeavor she undertakes. "Susan exudes leadership in every endeavor she undertakes. "Susan has a rare combination of playful creativity, boundless energy, business acumen, and belief in what she is doing that makes people want to follow her. Susan Leger Ferraro "Our heart's desire, our mission, is about creating better families...it's about family engagement through play." Susan Leger Ferraro "Susan Leger Ferraro was/is an inspiration to me when I first jumped into the field of Early Childhood Education. "Susan - you have been such an inspiration for so many people. Copyright © 2015 Susan Leger Ferraro


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Susan Leger Ferraro
Who We Are Susan and Dr. Rudoph Tanzi prepare to present at The Chopra Foundation event, Sages & Scientists. Susan and Jodi Wilinsky Hill (c) advise Sonima Wellness's Rob, Salima, and Gene Ruffin on leadership, workforce training, and access to creative capital. Susan Leger Ferraro receives 2011 Boston Pacesetters Award. Susan Leger Ferraro - Enterprise Bank Entrepreneur of the Year Susan is Appointed to the Jumpstart Advisory Board.


About Susan - Susan Leger Ferraro

Susan Leger Ferraro
Who We Are A social entrepreneur and sought-after business innovator, Susan Leger Ferraro launched her first multi-million dollar business as a teenager. Since that time, Susan has received numerous accolades for her work and achievements, including the U.S. Small Business Administration's Massachusetts Woman in Business Champion Award, which she received for increasing opportunities for women in business; Boston Women's Fund Woman of Action Award; Enterprise Bank Entrepreneur of the Year Award; Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts; National Top 100 Diversity-Owned Businesses; The ATHENA Leadership Award from ATHENA International; Beacon for Homeless Families Award from COMPASS for Homeless Families; Massachusetts School Committee Partners in Education Award; and ICIC Icons of Industry Award. Susan has also been named a Boston's Channel 5 education expert and WGBH business development partner. Susan is committed to the economic health of the broader community. She has written more than $40 M in for-profit grants to help businesses grow. Susan enthusiastically shares her expertise and collaborates closely with public and corporate leaders and the business community. Through The Imaginal Group, Susan works with socially conscious private and public organizations, facilitating access to alternative, free capital-grants, microfinance, and crowdsourcing-to support quadruple bottom line goals. Susan and her team continue to develop, write, and manage grants and campaigns to deliver funding for hiring, employee/leadership training and development, and capital needs. Susan has held positions on the boards of MetaBrand Corp., American Education Group, Strategies for Children, Early Education for All, Middlesex Community College, Ayaworld Productions, Baby Loves Music, and FUNdamentals of Music and Movement. She has also been a member of Governor Deval Patrick's Early Education & Care Task Force, Presentation School Foundation Programming Committee, and WGBH's Curriculum Creation Committee and Between the Lions Development Summit Committee. Susan is also an Ambassador for Param Pranyog, a nonprofit dedicated to global healing through meditation. Susan is a master facilitator, certified in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and has worked closely with the program's founder Stephen R. Covey, developing curriculum for four roles of educators and The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. Susan is a Chopra Center Certified Vedic Master, with certifications in Primordial Sound Meditation, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, and Perfect Health: Ayurvedic Lifestyle, having studied extensively with Drs. Chopra and David Simon at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, California. Susan continues to work alongside Dr. Chopra on numerous endeavors. Susan is also certified in Marshall Rosenberg's Nonviolent Communication training. In addition, Susan has studied with nationally recognized speaker, Jack Daly, who provides sales strategies for productivity improvement. A leading business, early-education, and child-care expert, Susan has been published in the Harvard Family Research Project and featured in such publications as Fortune; Inc.; Exchange; The New York Times; Boston Business Journal; The Boston Globe; Child Care Business; Entrepreneur; Franklin Covey's 4 Roles of Leadership; and PBS's www.ed.gov: Early Childhood: Good Start, Grow Smart; Boston's Fox 25; Channel 5; and NECN news programs. Pioneering Ventures ImajineThat In 2005, following three decades of unprecedented success, Susan partnered with a group of Boston-based investors and the city's Emmy Award-winning PBS affiliate, WGBH, to create Imajine That, an interactive children's discovery museum. Not only is Susan is the founder and CEO of Imajine That, but she is also the founder and President of Inspirational Ones; founder and CEO of Peace, Love & Happiness Real Estate; founder and co-CEO of The Imaginal Group; and founder and past CEO of Little Sprouts, Inc. Susan believes in the commonality of humanity. Her organizations help manifest the power of literacy and diversity and reflect families from 32 cultures speaking 23 languages from all social, economic, religious, and ethnic backgrounds. When Susan established her first business, in 1982, at the age of 17, and did so with an eye toward becoming an active leader in the education movement by working on policy at both federal and state levels, developing national curricula through participation in ongoing research projects, collaborating with higher education to create comprehensive professional development, and working with advocacy groups across the nation to ensure that children's voices are heard, loud and clear. Susan has garnered more than $28M in funds for cross-sector businesses, including healthcare, manufacturing, hospitality, education, and life sciences. Susan Leger Ferraro at Little Sprouts Susan Leger Ferraro at Little Sprouts Susan has dedicated her life to the success of children and families, as evidenced by her 30-year tenure at the helm of her first entrepreneurial venture, Little Sprouts, which she grew 225% between the most challenging economic years, 2008 and 2012, using venture capital funds. These premier schools provide early education, preschool, and kindergarten for students and families in Massachusetts and New Hampshire-the organization received accreditation from the National Association for the Education of Young Children, a status attained by less than eight percent of early-education schools. Little Sprouts was also chosen to participate in the first Massachusetts Universal Preschool Project. Additionally, Little Sprouts garnered three prestigious Department of Education Early Reading First Preschools Centers of Excellence Awards, earning $10M in Innovation funding and the distinction of being the only for-profit early education school in the nation to receive this national recognition. Additionally, the company received support from the National Science Foundation, Center for Public Broadcasting, National Grid, and Massachusetts Department of Education to train educators across the state in science, technology, engineering, arts, and technology, or STEAM. In 2008, Little Sprouts merged with American Education Group, an organization that owns 28 Pre-K through 12th-grade schools across the United States. In 2012, after decades of unprecedented accomplishments, Susan departed the company. Copyright © 2015 Susan Leger Ferraro


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Inc.com - Susan Leger-Ferraro: How to Develop Incredible Employees - Play
Inc.com - Susan Leger-Ferraro: How to Develop Incredible Employees - Play Thanks to Susan for making it part of our leadership training." "Our lives and work are expanded and improved because of you and your team, Susan. Thank you for making a huge difference, to us and to many." "There are very few people whom I have met during my career who have had the impact that Susan has had - and that impact is felt by seemingly everyone she touches. "Susan has taught us about the critical importance of relational and communication skills to empower 21st Century leaders and employees in cross sector business growth leading to a highly engaged workforce." "Susan is an extremely inspirational leader and motivational entrepreneur … fiercely dedicated to education and improving the lives of young people, particularly those disadvantaged by life circumstances." "Susan Leger-Ferraro is one of the best thinkers I have ever come across. Her thinking is broad, innovative, and all encompassing, and her vision of projects to come is always extraordinary. Central to Susan's thinking is always the question 'How do we truly take care of people and provide a context for personal growth?' Susan's record of success speaks to the wisdom of her approach." Susan and her team set the foundation with the tools to bring it to life." Susan and her team set the foundation with the tools to bring it to life."


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