Meet the 2022-2023 Class of Girl Up’s Teen Advisory Board

Meet the 2022-2023 Class of Girl Up’s Teen Advisory Board

Introducing 25 Girl Leaders Working With Girl Up To Promote Gender Equality Worldwide

WASHINGTON , June 17, 2022 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Girl Up — a youth leadership movement founded by the United Nations Foundation — has announced the next class of teen leaders who will work with the organization to promote global gender equality.

The most international group of Adolescent Counselors to date, this year’s class represents 14 countries around the world: Angola, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Mexico, Morocco, PeruTaiwan – Province China, United Kingdomand the United States.

From racial equality and climate action to girls’ education and mental health, these 25 high school students are passionate about a wide range of social justice issues. Through courses at Girl Up Academy — Girl Up’s new virtual learning platform — and innovative independent projects, Teen Advisors will gain the knowledge, support, and resources to become lifelong change makers for the purposes that interest them. After serving on Girl Up for one academic year, these changing young people will continue to lead the effort in creating tangible positive impact on their communities around the world.

“Being a member of the Girl Up Teen Advisor team means being given an opportunity, a platform and a support system for empowered young women like me to make a difference”, 2022-2023 Girl Up Teen Advisor Co-Chair Rene Esel he said.

United under the common goal of promoting the skills, rights and opportunities for girls to become leaders, Teen Advisors represent the growing global community and advocacy efforts of Girl Up. From planning to collaborations, these young activists provide vital feedback that helps Girl Up continue its mission of creating a generation of girls leading to sustainable social change.

Class 2022-2023 of the Teen Advisory Board includes:

  • Alexandra GlivinskyΓα. *

  • Aliki Paredes, Peru

  • Ammielle Wambo Becker, Canada

  • Ana Beatriz Lopes de Souza, Brazil

  • Ananya BhatiaLa.

  • Burke Jarrett, Md.

  • Dhira Dharmakusuma, Indonesia

  • Isabel LiuTaiwan – Province China

  • Jubi OladipoMass.

  • Juliette HulsizerI will.

  • Katie McCabeMd.

  • Laura Gomezjurado, Colombia

  • Liliana Tallino, Angola

  • Lilianne Asokwah, Texas

  • María José Pérez Aguirre, Mexico

  • Natalia Pereth MoralesCalifornia.

  • Nishita Sujan, United Kingdom

  • Nora MitchellFla.

  • Raina BatraNJ

  • Rene Esel, Ghana*

  • Sarah Kapesa, Madagascar

  • Sarah Wardawi, Morocco

  • Saundarya Nair, India

  • Sriya Chippalthurty, Texas

  • Varija Mehta, NJ

* Declares Co-President Teen Advisor. Each Adolescent Advisory Board includes two advisors from the previous class to serve as Co-Chairs.


About Girl Up

Girl Up is a movement to promote girls’ skills, rights and opportunities to be leaders. Founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010, Girl Up’s leadership development programs have influenced 125,000 girls through 5,600 clubs in 130 countries and 50 states, inspiring a generation of girls to be a force for gender equality and social change.

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