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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

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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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Sonja Then

Program Development Intern

Sonja Then is a graduate student at Salve Regina University. Last year, she graduated from the same university with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Currently, she is studying to get her MBA in Social Entrepreneurship with a certificate in Social Ventures. Sonja hopes to find a career working for a social enterprise or for an organization whose mission is to make a positive impact in our society. In the past, Sonja has been involved in organizing various activist demonstrations for female empowerment and for Black Lives Matter. By working with GGG, Sonja hopes to further her passion of offering more opportunities and resources to young girls and providing them the right skills and tools to become successful.

Sonja Then

Program Development Intern

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Internship Opportunities 

Entrepreneurship Education Fellowship

Get Girls Going, Boston is looking for an Entrepreneurship Education Fellow to join our team. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter, ambitious, and reliable committed to our mission.

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Spring 2022 Program Development Intern

*Seasonal/Temporary Position: Spring 2022. Work will be performed remotely  Application Deadline: January 14th , 2022 Internship Duration: February 7th, 2022 - May 6th, 2022 Get Girls Going, Boston is looking for a spring program development intern to join our...

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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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