Susie Petruccelli is a former captain of the Harvard women’s soccer team, youth coach, award-winning author, producer and tech professional. She supports organizations that grow opportunities and safety for girls like The Equality League, Coaches Across Continents, and Equal Playing Field Initiative. Susie invests in female founded projects and start ups like Ida Sports, a company that designs cleats and sport shoes for the female foot, and Goal Five, an apparel company founded by another former Harvard women’s soccer player. Susie is the executive producer of the Equal Playing Field documentary and the suicide awareness film, Last Call. She is producing a film with Kely Nascimento-DeLuca, Pelé’s eldest daughter, and Julie Foudy, American soccer legend, about a young female Brazilian footballer called Warriors of a Beautiful Game. She recently managed the launch of a subscription-based live streaming platform for AtaFootball.com to grow exposure and fandom for the women's game. Susie is an owner of Lewes FC, the first gender equal football club in the world.
Faculty Mentor: Jocelyn Viterna, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University