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TEAM

Behind everything we do is a dedicated team driven by conscious compassion and determined to advance justice fiercely and without apology.
Aysha Khan (she/her)
Director,
Projects
Dallas, Texas
Aysha
Khan
(she/her)
Becky Scott (she/her)
Finance Manager
Portland, Oregon
Becky
Scott
(she/her)
Carrie Hatfield (she/her)
Director, Strategic Vision Advancement
Salt Lake City, Utah
Carrie
Hatfield
(she/her)
Ebony Williams (she/her)
Finance & Operations Assistant
Portland, Oregon
Ebony
Williams
(she/her)
Erykah Weems (she/her)
Research Associate
Portland, Oregon
Erykah
Weems
(she/her)
Holly Weems-Ladd (she/her)
Vice President,
Finance & Operations
Portland, Oregon
Holly
Weems-Ladd
(she/her)
Jamelia Harris, Ph.D. (she/her)
Senior Director of Research and Innovative Thought
Harrison, NJ
Jamelia
Harris, Ph.D.
(she/her)
Jasmine Henderson (she/her)
Director,
People, Culture & Systems
Portland, Oregon
Jasmine
Henderson
(she/her)
Jeannette Pai-Espinosa (she/her)
President
Portland, Oregon
Jeannette
Pai-Espinosa
(she/her)
Jessie Domingo Salu (she/her)
Vice President,
Strategic Vision Advancement
Portland, Oregon
Jessie
Domingo Salu
(she/her)
Kalisha Dessources Figures, Ph.D. (she/her)
Senior Advisor
Bethesda, Maryland
Kalisha
Dessources Figures, Ph.D.
(she/her)
Lisette Orellana Engel (she/her/Ella)
Vice President,
Policy & Systems Change
Germantown, Maryland
Lisette
Orellana Engel
(she/her/Ella)
K. Shakira Washington, Ph.D. (she/her)
Vice President,
Collaborative Research & Innovative Thought
Washington, District of Columbia
K. Shakira
Washington, Ph.D.
(she/her)
Maryann Jacob Macias (she/her)
Senior Director,
Strategic Vision Advancement
Brooklyn, New York
Maryann
Jacob Macias
(she/her)
Michelle Diaz (she/her)
Director,
Projects
Queens, New York
Michelle
Diaz
(she/her)
Nicole Relacion (she/her)
Senior Director, National Organizing
Waimea, Hawaii
Nicole
Relacion
(she/her)
Samantha Lopez (she/they/Ella/elle)
Vice President,
National Organizing
Portland, Oregon
Samantha
Lopez
(she/they/Ella/elle)
Selene Cortez (she/her/Ella)
Director,
Projects
Portland, Oregon
Selene
Cortez
(she/her/Ella)
Shemia Dillard (she/her)
Project Assistant
Atlanta, Georgia
Shemia
Dillard
(she/her)
Sheree Hickman (she/her)
Senior Director,
Policy & Systems Change
St. Louis, Missouri
Sheree
Hickman
(she/her)

Guided by the wisdom of cis and trans girls, young women, and gender-expansive young people
at the forefront of change.

Our
Board

As pictured below from left to right: Dr. Linda Laussell-Bryant, Chair | Bill Ryans, Vice Chair | Charles Baldwin, Treasurer | Melissa Byington, Assistant Treasurer | Justin Yuen, Secretary | Kate Rademacher, Trustee | Ron Waterman, Trustee | Dr. Paula Moten-Tolson, Trustee | Doniel Sutton, Trustee | Terri Yellowhammer, Trustee | Charese Jamison, Trustee

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