"Teamwork makes the dream work and passion is contagious; when one girl finds her creative voice she inspires others to do the same." - Tiff Roma


lead teaching artists

Kristin Richardson Jordan, Horan/Girl Power Tremont

Marsha GildinHoran

Sandrine Dupiton, Hudde/Susan Mckinney


Teaching artists

Alberta Kallon, Hudde/Girl Power Tremont

Ashley ZaragosaSusan Mckinney/Brooklyn Prep

Fariso JordanMS 118/Hostos

Juliany Taveras, Manhattan Sunday Workshop

Mo Gooding-Silverwood, MS 118

Nadira Foster-WilliamsHumanities Prep/New Design

Rebecca GerrardHostos/New Design

Renee RisesHumanities Prep/Girl Power NYC

Sofiya CheyenneBrooklyn Prep

Tanya EverettMS 88

20 Jay St Office Staff

Alberta Kallon, Artistic Feminist in Residence

Jael CharlesSocial Work Fellow & Youth Advocate

Jen Thatcher, Chief of Staff

Jessica Greer Morris, Co-Founder CEO

Kate Byrne, Executive Assistant

Kim Sykes, Artistic Director

Lani Lee, Communications Manager

Lily Chang, Development & Community Partnerships Manager

Tina ChowdhuryYouth Advocate

Zoe Norman HuntFeminist In Residence



Brett GalleyHollywood Pop Gallery

Celines SimsCitigroup

David BoxenbaumAvex Group

Jackie Shapiro, (Founding Board Chair/Emeritus), United Nations & ECPAT USA

Janet CharlesMercedes-Benz

Julie Tilson StanleyLuria Academy

Lisa MilesPace University

Mark FinaSpring Studios

Michele Potlow, (Treasurer), Ford Foundation

Philip A. Sanchez(Secretary), Sanchez & Polovetsky, PLLC. 

Rachel Jacoby RosenfieldShalom Hartman Institute

Veronica Jordan, (Vice Chair), Simon and Schuster

Wendy Francis, Chase

Voices of our staff

"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." - Suzanne Igarteburu 

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

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

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