A versatile and multi-talented professional, Dr. Calvert has a wide range of experience as an inspirational speaker, insightful and intuitive coach, strategic consultant, author and blogger, and a purpose-driven visionary and leader.
Here is a sample of her recent work.
Join Susanna as we discuss our chance to connect with our world on Thursdays at 5 pm ET by live stream on Facebook, youtube, the website, or on local Richmond radio.
View the library of videos from the Foundation for Family and Community Healing, including Susanna’s programs Brown Thumbs Turn Green, Our Body Our Earth, Earth Day 2021, and Susanna’s Meditations.
First UU Sermons
Susanna as worship associate at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond.
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Real Problems. Real Opportunities.
Wednesday, October 20, 2021
The Great Resignation: Fostering Employee Engagement
Tuesday, March 7, 2022
The Experience Live with Russ and Scott
April 19, 2023
As a speaker, Dr. Calvert is frequently described as inspirational. Susanna has been doing public speaking for decades, first as an educator and scientist, and then also as a facilitator, thought leader, and YouTube and radio host. See her curriculum vitae for past experience as a speaker.
Contact her to inspire your audience!
Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute
Higher Ground Conference
Hope, Love, and Grace... Reaching HIGHER Ground
November 5, 2021
Author and blogger
Susanna has published hundreds of blogs, peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and books over her career, many of which can be found in her curriculum vitae.
Though many of her publications are of an academic nature, more recently she has prolifically been blogging about creating our best lives and relationships with ourselves, each other, Earth, and the loving force that connects us.
Here is a sample of her more recent work:
FFCH blog – Blogs about our relationship with ourselves, each other, and Earth
Psychology Today - Blog about the Heart of Healing.
Brainz Magazine - Articles about work, learning, growth, and Earth.
Finding Positive Perspective – Susanna’s original blog series where she learns to find a healthier perspective, and later, discovers Spirit
Mother is Feeling Ill Today, The Rose in the World , Issue 34 | April 22, 2021
“Calling Counselors: A Novel Calling Intervention for Career Development and Well-Being,” D.B.Yaden, T.D. McCall, J.H. Ellens, Eds., Being Called. Scientific, Secular and Sacred Perspectives,. Praeger Publishing, 2015.
Climate Change Solutions: You’re More Powerful Than You May Think, PTA OneVoice, Nov 21, 2021.
Accessible Solutions for Climate Change, Pari Perspectives, March 2022
How attorneys can empower families requiring special needs planning – and themselves, The Iowa Lawyer, with Brad Biren, September 2022.
Entrepreneur and visionary leader
Susanna is a visionary, futuristic, and systems-oriented leader committed to helping others identify and achieve their authentic purpose through self-awareness, education, and transformative connections. She’s led engaged and impactful teams to enable the success of dozens of programs and initiatives regionally and nationally over her career.
As a consultant, Dr. Calvert helps groups find and actualize their best self through authentic and meaningful connections with themselves and each other.
Most recently, Susanna has ventured into the world of social, nonprofit entrepreneurship. Founded in 2018, the Foundation for Family and Community Healing seeks to create vibrant connections through relationship skill education in a beautiful, accessible, and interactive online format. The modules help everyone to be successful citizens of humanity and the world, not just of their schools and workplaces, so that we can create vibrant connections and thrive together.
Dr. Calvert also helps organizations ignite their passion for the purpose and create an aspirational and strategic path into the future and their highest self. Read interviews with her on thephil.com, the Richmond Times Dispatch (July 23, 2021), Richmond Magazine, North of the James Magazine, Brainz Magazine. Humans of Fuzia, Authority Magazine, and the UUMFE blog. Recent podcast interviews include Lead By Example, Management Blueprint, Self-Publish in 30 Days, Good Eye Podcast,
Contact her to see how she can help your organization.
NBC12 COVID interview 8.4.21