Monday’s Madame: Susan Green, Principal Of Alain L. Locke Elementary School
Monday’s Madame: Susan Green
Location: Mount Vernon, NY
Why She Inspires Us: Susan Green has a heart made of gold. The Stony Brook University alumna has been dedicated to the youth since she was a teen, serving as a counselor for the YMCA. Known for her infectious personality, Susan’s love for children and education led her to become an elementary school and junior high school teacher.
Today, she is the principal of Alain L. Locke Elementary School in Harlem;, a magnet school for Environmental Stewardship. Her high expectations and passion for success are evident to students, parents, faculty, and staff. Besides being a leader to her community’s children, Green leads women in the Delta Sigma Theta Incorporated sorority. Green embodies the founding principles of her organization by promoting physical and mental health, educational , economic and political awareness. She served as an inspiration to those suffering from the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Green, along with her church members, made several visits to the country to make efforts to change the lives of its citizens. Green defines success and her achievements continues to be countless.
Monday’s Madame is a column on MadameNoire that highlights inspirational women who are doing great things in black communities around the world. If you would like to submit an inspirational woman for consideration, please send her name, age, location, photo, and a blurb about the work she’s doing to firstname.lastname@example.org.