Staff

Our team may be small, but our reach is big. The Girl Up staff is innovative, experienced and passionate. We are deeply committed to working toward a world where all girls are empowered – and having fun while doing it.

Want to join our (totally awesome) team? Check out job openings on the United Nations Foundation careers page.

Barbara Aranda

Regional Representative for Latin America and Caribbean

@BitaAranda

Barbara is the Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, and is based in Mexico. ¿Estás interesada en formar un Club? ¡Contáctala!

Aditi Arora

Regional Representative for India and South Asia

Aditi is the Regional Representative for India and South Asia, and is based in New Delhi. Her Instagram is @AditiGirlUpIndia

Leticia Bahia

Regional Representative for Brazil

Leticia leads Girl Up efforts in Brazil, and is based in Sao Paulo. Follow @GirlUpBrasil on Instagram for more.

Musonda Chikwanda

Regional Representative for Africa

Musonda is the Regional Representative for Africa, Coordinating and Cultivating Girl Up Clubs in Africa. She is based in Zambia.

Hallie Hudson

Development Director

Hallie leads Girl Up’s fundraising strategy, ensuring growth and sustainability to empower the changemakers of the future

Rahkendra Ice

Communications and Digital Media Manager

Rahkendra manages editorial strategy across Girl Up’s platforms. She helps capture Girl Up’s impact by telling the story of what our amazing girls are doing around the world.

Yunmei Li

Regional Representative for East Asia and Pacific

Yunmei is the Regional Representative for East Asia and Pacific, and is based in China. Her Instagram handle is @lymgirlup.

Maggie Liu

Programs & Impact Manager

Maggie manages Girl Up’s Club/Campus & Teen Advisor Programs as well as global expansion.

Naomi Naik

Communications and Digital Media Associate

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Naomi leads digital and social media strategy for Girl Up, supporting advocacy objectives, constituency building, and fundraising.