Meet The Team

Lynn Johnson

Co-Founder / CEO

Lynn is a visionary social entrepreneur, speaker and girl advocate. She serves on the Alameda County Commission on the Status of Women and the board of the directors of the How Kids Learn Foundation.

Allison Kenny

Co-Founder / Artistic Director

Allison is an author, actor and entrepreneur. She blogs about her adventures in Raising A Go Girl and being the woman she wants her daughter to see.

Chrissy Mulvihill

Program Director

Chrissy is an award-winning teacher, champion coach, and facilitative leader with over 25 years experience. She supports our teaching team of 40 artists and youth, runs our Go Girls! Leadership Team and nurtures our site partnerships.

Hannah Gavagan

Outreach Coordinator/ Teaching Artist

Hannah is a performing artist, teacher, adventurer, mentor, and the star of Go-To Go Girl: our weekly YouTube show talking to tweens about using the Go Girls! Culture Code in their real lives.


Julie Douglas

Administrator/ Teaching Artist

Julie is a Bay Area actor-creator, director, teacher and clown. She coordinates our after-school partnerships, answers all your questions, and directs plays at Go Girls! Camp.

Lucrecer Braxton

Community Manager

Lucrecer is a graphic designer, marketer and speaker. She comes to us from SheKnows.com and manages our on-line digital strategy and blogging campaigns.


Paige Nicholson

Events Coordinator

Paige was born & raised in Oakland, CA where she mentored young people for 8 years through Oakland Park & Rec. She brings her youth development background and her skills as a corporate event planner to Spotlight:Girls.

Kiona Medina

Expressive Artist

Kiona is an Expressive Arts Therapy Intern, MFT and veteran teacher at Go Girls! Camp. She trains the visual artists in our programs to create a safe, dynamic space for girls to express themselves.

Kelly Takunda Orphan

Songwriter/Teaching Artist

Kelly is a vocalist, percussionist, songwriter and dancer, who has performed music around the world.  She wrote our Go Girls! Theme song and trains our Music Specialists each year.

Katilin McGaw

Songwriter/Teaching Artist

Kaitlin is an award-winning songwriter and the Artistic Director of Alphabet Rockers. She works with Grammy-award winning producers to make the soundtrack for Go Girls! Camp.


Board of Directors

Joining co-founders Lynn Johnson and Allison Kenny on the Board of Directors is Steve Wright.  Steve is a thought leader and social enterprise consultant with 25 years of experience creating practical systems uniquely tailored to the needs of mission based organizations.  Learn more about his work at conches.org


Advisory Board

Amy Ahlers – Wake-Up Call Coach, Author, Big Fat Lies Women Tell Ourselves, Speaker, Coach, Co-Founder of Inner Mean Girl Reform School 

Christine Carter, PhD – Sociologist, happiness expert, author of Raising Happiness and Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Work and Home

Derek Goldman, PhD – Theater Director, Professor, Playwright, Artistic Director of Davis Performing Arts Center at Georgetown University

David Green – Social Entrepreneur, MacArthur Fellow, Ashoka Fellow

Bryan Holdman – Television Writer, Producer on Pretty Little Liars, Young Adult author

Mike Johnson – Marketing & Business Development Executive, VP of Digital Media at The Marketing Arm, Founder of PlaygroundDad.com

Esther Pearl – Founder & Executive Director of Camp Reel Stories, former Pixar manager

Betty Ray – Director of Programming & Innovation at Edutopia, George Lucas Educational Foundation

Brandi Riley – Social Media strategist, Content Creator & Online Influencer, Social Media Manager at BlogHer, Founder of MamaKnowsBest.com

Phil Weglarz, MFT –  Professor, Expressive Arts Therapy at the California Institute for Integral Studies

Michael Topf – MBA, Finance/Accounting, Entrepreneur

Irene van der Zande – Founder & Executive Director of Kidpower Teenpower Fullpower International

Sally Woodhouse PhD – Economist, Vice-President & Partner at Cornerstone Research