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Meet Our Team

Nana Younge, M.Ed.

Founder & Executive Director

Nana Younge holds a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship from the University of Massachusetts Lowell and a Masters of Science in Education from Merrimack College. Nana comes to Get Girls Going with years of experience as a youth worker, community organizer, educator and social justice advocate in the nonprofit sector, Nana founded GGG in 2016 and now serves as Executive Director in efforts to make a difference for girls and women who look like her by creating a space for them to work on being the leaders of their own future. 

Nana Younge

Founder & Executive Director

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Matilda Matovu

Director of Programs

Matilda Matovu holds a Bachelor of Science degree, double majoring in Biology and Political Science from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Matilda is also a current Masters in International Relations degree candidate at Harvard University Extension School. Matilda believes that women’s empowerment is more than just giving women and girls the opportunity to engage in the world but equipping them with the tools to succeed. Creating real agency for women of color is inclusive of education, but is also founded in establishing a community to allow for everyone to rise to their fullest potential. Matilda has found her purpose in helping young women find theirs.

Matilda Matovu

Director of Programs 

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Sashoy Bailey, M.Ed.

Chief Learning Officer

Sashoy Bailey holds a Master of Science in Education from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Sashoy comes to Get Girls Going with years of experience as an Educator and a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advocate. Sashoy believes that GGG can provide the tools to young black girls that will allow them to navigate a world in which  women of color have to work harder for their voices to be heard and trusted.Through her work with GGG, Sashoy wishes to embolden young women to become brave leaders.  

Sashoy Bailey

Chief Learning Officer

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Davida Harris

Grant Development Intern

Davida Harris is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in English and Philosophy at Kenyon College. Davida comes to Get Girls Going with experience as a program manager and operations intern in the nonprofit sector. Davida serves as a grant writing intern in efforts to help generate revenue. This revenue will allow GGG to help develop the future of business leaders. Davida is passionate about uplifting the voices of young women and wishes to provide them with the opportunities to do so through her work at GGG. 

Davida Harris

Grant Development Intern

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Davida Harris

Program Development Intern

Nia Thompson is a recent graduate from Boston Latin Academy and a current undergraduate student at Wake Forest University in pursuit of a bachelor’s of arts degree. Nia comes to GGG with a lot of experience working with youth in community spaces and believes that representation is integral in creating safe and uplifting spaces. Through working with GGG, Nia hopes to learn more about the working aspects behind creating uplifting environments that empower young girls to realize their potential.

Nia Thompson

Program Development Intern

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Internship Opportunities 

Virtual Program Development Intern

Virtual Program Development Intern This is a 100% remote and unpaid internship. Flexible hours  Get Girls Going, Boston is looking for one program development intern to join our team to help lead, develop, and coordinate virtual programs. Our ideal candidate is a...

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Grant Writing Intern

Grant Writing Intern   This is a 100% remote and unpaid internship. Flexible hours  Get Girls Going, Boston  is looking for one grant writer intern to join our small but mighty team. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter, ambitious, and reliable. Get...

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