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Kathleen Tullie

2016 Speaker

KATHLEEN TULLIE is director of social responsibility for Reebok International. She is also the founder and executive director of BOKS (Build Our Kids’ Success). BOKS began as a small idea presented to a few moms in Natick, MA, has since grown to more than 1,900 enrolled schools. Parents, teachers, and communities across the US and beyond have adopted BOKS, affecting the lives of thousands of children on a day-to-day basis. Some of Tullie’s major accomplishments include partnering with the Partnership for Healthier America, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, American Council on Exercise, the Aspen Institute and Let’s Move Active School, where she was honored by First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” initiative. She was presented the Community Leadership award in 2013 by the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition. A member of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Obesity Solutions, she serves on the Physical Activity Innovation Collaborative, sits on the steering committee for Let’s Move Active Schools and is vice chair of physical activity at World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry. Tullie has been featured in numerous media outlets, including CBS, Huffington Post, NESN and NPR. Most recently Family Circle listed her as one of the 20 Most Influential Moms. @kathleentullie