Meet The Team
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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 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 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
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.
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
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