Emilie Liebhoff is the Founder of Moms as Mentors®, a leadership and self-esteem program for mothers and daughters, co-founder of Invest in Girls (IIG), a financial education program for high school girls, and former Deputy Director of the National Coalition of Girls’ Schools. Prior to joining the Coalition, Emilie spent the majority of her career in teaching and management positions in the education and nonprofit sectors. Emilie has focused her work on delivering research and professional development workshops and presentations for students, parents, and educators in areas critical to teaching girls in the 21st century, such as STEM, leadership, politics, and business. Emilie has also spoken nationwide at schools and conferences on a variety of issues related to the healthy development of girls; topics include girls and stress, the role of mothers in girls’ lives, engaging girls in social enterprise, using social media for social good, assessing girls’ implicit attitudes towards math, sparking girls’ interest in finance, and raising the next generation of female leaders.
Emilie has worked with and in all school types, including independent, public, charter, single gender, and coed. As a result, she has connected closely with students ranging in age from pre-k to grade 12 and in both underserved and suburban settings.
Emilie received her MBA from Cornell University, her Ed.M from Harvard University, and her B.A. from Dartmouth College. She currently is an Emerging Female Leaders Fellow with the National Council for Research on Women and American Express. She has served on several boards and advisory committees in the nonprofit sector including the National Girls’ Collaborative Project, the National Conference on Girls’ Education, Invest In Girls, and Codman Academy Charter Public High School.