Ily Houston


Ily Houston joined the Greene Street Friends Community in August 2010 as the Assistant to the Head of School. Prior to joining Greene Street, she was a stay-at-home Mom for 7 years and owned a custom invitation and stationery business. Ily holds a BS in Computer Science from the School of Engineering at Howard University in Washington, DC, where she graduated with honors. She spent many years working as a software developer and consultant for Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States, designing and developing financial systems and e-commerce websites.

Ily is a wife and mother of two Greene Street Friends students. She is very active at her church, where she serves as a Deaconess. She is also active with her sorority and children's groups. In her spare time, Ily loves to read and run (not at the same time), and you will find her running throughout the City of Philadelphia and beyond. She is currently training for her fourth full marathon and completed her first triathlon in 2015.