Teen Advisors

At Girl Up, Teen Advisors are leading Girl Up’s “by girls, for girls” movement, carrying out advocacy goals, providing feedback on our strategy and energizing others to take action for girls around the world.

2019-2020 Teen Advisors

The 2019-2020 Teen Advisors are a group of 24 young leaders who share the common goal of creating change to advance global gender equality. They are the most global class to date, representing 12 different U.S. states and nine countries – Australia, Colombia, India, Lebanon, Malawi, Romania, Syria, England, and the United States.

 

Alliyah Logan

Hello Girl Up! My name is Alliyah Logan and I am a 17-year-old Jamaican American youth advocate from the Bronx. I am a junior at NYC iSchool and this is my first...

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Angela Zhang

Ni hao! My name is Angela, and that means many things. It means that I’m an inquisitive, inspired 15-year-old born in California and born to speak, that...

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Aria Yang

Hi, everyone! My name is Aria Yang. I’m 18 years old and a rising senior at Lancaster Catholic High School in Pennsylvania. I grew up in Shanghai, China and...

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Aya Alagha

Hello! My name is Aya Alagha and I am 17 years old. I am originally from Syria, but I moved to the United States in 2017 when I earned a scholarship to complete...

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Bethel Kyeza

My name is Bethel Kyeza and I am 17 years old, a filmmaker, women’s rights activist and public speaker. She is passionate about making a change and helping...

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Claire Duffy

Hi Everyone! My name is Claire Duffy and I am a sophomore at Connelly School of the Holy Child in Potomac, MD. I am beyond excited to be a part of the Girl Up...

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Deborah Chumbu

Hey everybody! My name is Deborah, I am 16 years old and I am from Blantyre, Malawi. I am super excited and grateful to be a Teen Advisor for the 2019-2020 term.

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Eugenie Park

Hi everyone! I’m Eugenie Park, and I am a 17 year old from Bellevue, Washington. I currently serve as the Founding President of both Girl Up’s Puget Sound...

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Felicia Xiong

Hi! My name is Felicia Xiong and I am a rising senior at Millard North High School in Omaha, Nebraska. I am extremely grateful to get to serve as a Teen Advisor.

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Ganna Omar

Hey! My name’s Ganna! I live in Ames, Iowa and attend Ames High School, where I’ll be graduating from in the spring of 2020. I have one younger brother and...

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Georgia Shakeshaft

Hi everyone! My name is Georgia Shakeshaft, I’m 15 years old and live in a regional area about two hours drive from both Sydney and Canberra in New South Wales,...

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Isabelle Hernandez

I grew up learning to be a strong independent woman, but when I started high school I struggled with depression and anxiety. I wanted to make an impact.

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Laura Julia Fleischmann

Hi everyone! I am Laura Julia Fleischmann and I am a sophomore at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School in Maryland. All my life, I have tackled injustice head on.

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Mariam Mustafa

Hi, everyone! My name is Mariam Mustafa and I am a rising senior at Irvington High School in the Bay Area, California!

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Misk Khalif

Hello! My name is Misk Khalif and I am a rising senior from the state of Minnesota. At my high school I’m involved in a variety of clubs from Speech &...

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Nora Di Martino

Hi everyone! My name is Nora Di Martino. I am a rising sophomore at Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart and I live in Kensington, Maryland.

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Quinn McGill

Hi! My name is Quinn McGill, I’m 16 years old and I am a rising junior at University Prep High School in Seattle. I have lived in Washington State my whole...

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Rebecca Fairweather

Hello everyone! My name is Rebecca Fairweather. I’m a seventeen-year-old rising senior at Forest Hills High School in Queens, New York.

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Riya Goel

Hey everyone! I’m Riya Goel, and I’m a rising junior at West Orange HIgh School in West Orange, New Jersey. I’m so honored and excited to be...

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Rym Badran

Hey there! I am Rym Badran from Beirut, Lebanon. I am 16 years old and I am currently a grade 10 student at Lycée Abdel Kader libano-français. I speak fluently...

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Salomé Beyer

My name is Salomé Beyer and I am from Medellín, Colombia! I am beyond excited to share this next school year with all the amazing girls who take part in Girl...

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Sofia Scarlat

Hi Girl Up! My name is Sofia Scarlat, I’m a sixteen year old rising senior currently residing in Bucharest, Romania.

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Tanushah Ramadass

Hey there! My name is Tanushah Ramadass. I am 16 years old and currently a senior at APL Global School in Chennai, India. I was actually born and raised in Singapore...

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Vanessa Louis-Jean

Hi everyone! My name is Vanessa Louis-Jean. I was born in New York but was raised in Columbia, South Carolina for the majority of my teen years. I am currently...

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