Susan Labadi believes that education is the solution to many world challenges, and she develops teachers and administrators for schools. Recognized as a notable instructor, public speaker, coach, and administrator, she is a leader and team member serving accreditation agencies for AdvancEd, New Jersey Association of Independent Schools, and the Illinois State Board of Education, the later for which she is also a certified Professional Development Provider through her company, Genius School, Inc. (www.geniusschoolonline.com) She has led teams orchestrating the ISNA Education Forum for which she has presented a number of topics since 2005, and has presented twice for the National Middle School Association on the topic of Diversity. As an entrepreneur and academician with an appreciation for international trade, Susan’s other company, Actionnet Trade, Inc., is a collaborative effort with her husband. She is project coordinator of the American Halal Association, managing their website, social media, editing and writing for HalalConnect magazine. Susan also writes for ISNA’s Islamic Horizons, and other publications. Currently, she is taking interest in the growth of Islamic Finance, developing curriculum, and consumer awareness of the Halal sectors.