OUR staff




Alberta Kallon

Feminist in Residence and Teaching Artist

Alberta Kallon is an aspiring filmmaker who holds a BA in Film and Media Studies from The College of William and Mary.


Jael Charles

Social Work Fellow & Youth Advocate

Jen Thatcher

 Chief of Staff & Director of Operations

“Girl Be Heard empowers girls to find their voice. And once someone finds her voice, she's a force to be reckoned with.”

Jessica Greer Morris

Co-Founder & Executive Director 

"All I do is put miracle grow on the good work of our staff and girls."

Kate Byrne

Executive Assistant

“Equality should be the norm, not the exception. Amplifying the voices of girls and young women is imperative for shaping the discourse on equity, power, and potential.”

katherine ella wood

Artistic Assistant

Katherine Ella Wood is an actor, environmental scientist, teaching artist, and jazz vocalist.

Kim Sykes

Artistic Director

“I believe that the rights of women and girls is the unfinished business of the 21st century.” —Hillary Clinton

Lani Lee

Communications Director

Lani Lee is a photographer living and working in New York City. Born in Seoul, South Korea, Lani has lived and traveled extensively throughout Asia and the Middle East during her childhood.

Lily Chang

Development & Community Partnerships Manager

“Storytelling is healing and empowerment. When a woman finds her voice, she is free, and this freedom shifts the world’s dynamics.”

Natalie Liff

Executive Assistant

Natalie Liff comes to GBH with a background in counseling and personal passions for theatre, dance, equity, and human rights. 

Suzanne Igarteburu

Development Associate

"I want to live in a world where girls know from day 1 that their space and voice are valid and theirs to own—no ifs, ands, or buts."


Tina Chowdhury

Youth Advocate

“I raise up my voice—not so I can shout, but so that those without a voice can be heard...we cannot succeed when half of us are held back." —Malala Yousafzai

Tiff Roma

Interim Director of Education & Human Potential

Tiff Roma is an actor, producer, storyteller, director, and choreographer, and holds a self-designed BA from the City University of New York, where she studied Theatrical Public Relations.

Zoë Norman-Hunt

Social Media Fellow

“Though she be little, she be fierce.” —William Shakespeare