Girls With Sole CEO Speaks at 20th Annual NGWSD Event

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Liz Ferro was honored to be a speaker at Kenston’s 20th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day event.
Girls With Sole and #NGWSD are all about Expanding Opportunity!
Female Athletes are amazing in every way and will continue to rock the world with Resilience, Optimism, Courage and by Killing Stereotypes! (ROCK)

Girls With Sole Recognized as an Honoree at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Founder’s Day Celebration

It was Girls With Sole’s utmost privilege to be included as an Honoree at the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Founder’s Day Celebration: “Mission Matters: Community Organizations With A Progressive Outlook.”

To be honored by these amazing women – whose mission has been “service to all mankind” for over 100 years -was deeply moving and meaningful.

We sincerely thank them for recognizing Girls With Sole – and for all the generous work they do to improve lives in our city, state, nation- and around the world!

Founder's day award.

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On February 1, 2017 Girls With Sole Founder and CEO, Liz Ferro, will be the Keynote Speaker for her 3rd year in a row at this year’s Annual National Girls And Women In Sports Day Event held at Timmons Elementary School in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. The theme is Expanding Opportunity and marks the school’s 20th Anniversary of the event.



Girls With Sole receives Medical Mutual 2016 Pillar Award For Community Service





Girls With Sole is extremely honored to be included in the Class of 2016 for the Medical Mutual and Smart Business Pillar Award for Community Service. Founder, CEO, and Executive Director, Liz Ferro, received the Nonprofit Executive Director of the Year Award.

Girls With Sole is both humbled and grateful for being recognized by Medical Mutual and Smart Business.  This award is truly about the girls we serve and the people who support our organization.


Cleveland 19 News Clip of Girls With Sole’s Marathon on Great Wall of China


Many thanks to Lacey Crisp and Cleveland 19 News for the absolutely amazing story about Girls With Sole and Conquering the Wall! We can’t thank you enough for shining a light on our programming, our girls, and the driving force behind the campaign.

KELOLAND in South Dakota Reports on Noem’s Lead Now! Youth Conference and Girls With Sole

Girls With Sole received TV coverage in South Dakota while Founder/CEO was in town to speak at Representative Kristi Noem’s Lead Now! Youth Conference at South Dakota State University.

Even when we feel we may be powerless – we all have the power to choose what we become. The work has to be put in: you need to show up with attitude and effort- but you have the power.