Founders

Simone Marean

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Simone has taught Girls Leadership programs and presented on girls …

Staff

Iris Perkins

Summer Program Director, Adolescence

Iris Perkins is dedicated to empowering girls and women through community activism …

Marla Cole

Development Manager

Marla joins Girls Leadership with a passion for women’s empowerment …

Molly Mills

Colorado Outreach Manager

Molly joins Girls Leadership with a colorful background in advertising, marketing, nursing, …

Nancy Sauder

National Program Director and Educator

Nancy’s years of experience in a variety of professions have …

Patty Dow

New Jersey Outreach Manager

As someone who is passionate about giving people the tools …

Sandra Flores

Accounting and HR Administrator

Sandra spent her undergraduate career at UC Berkeley studying Comparative …

Board of Directors

Board of Directors - New York

Board of Directors - California

Girl Advisory Board

Nilah

Girl Advisory Co-Director

Grade: 10th Grade Location: Pennsylvania Hobbies: tennis and hanging out …

Zoe

Girl Advisory Co-Director

Grade: 9th Grade Location: Maryland Hobbies: Dance & play volleyball …

Amelia

Girl Advisory Secretary

Grade: 10th Grade Location: Colorado Hobbies: Singing, theatre, playing soccer …

Oona

Community Engagement Chair

Grade: 11th Grade Location: New York Hobbies: tennis, improv, and …

Alexandra

Girl Advisory Member

Grade: 9th Grade Location: California Hobbies: reading, dancing, writing, playing …

Campbell

Girl Advisory Member

Grade: 6th Grade Location: Colorado Hobbies: Riding horses, doing theatre, …

Kaila

Girl Advisory Member

Grade: 9th Grade Location: New Jersey Hobbies: I love snowboarding, …

California

Nancy Sauder

National Program Director and Educator

Nancy’s years of experience in a variety of professions have …

Colorado

New Jersey

New York

Summer Staff

Iris Perkins

Summer Program Director, Adolescence

Iris Perkins is dedicated to empowering girls and women through community activism …

Izzy Levi

Residential Counselor

Izzy joins the Girls Leadership staff after attending the overnight …

Nancy Sauder

National Program Director and Educator

Nancy’s years of experience in a variety of professions have …