MEET OUR Board of directors

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Morgan Dawson
President, 2018 - 2021 Washington Women’s Foundation

When I think of PV, I think of dynamic change makers practicing what they preach.

I am on the Finance + Development Committee because I love finding new ways to engage people.

A perfect day to me looks like a great brunch, and then a massage at an outdoor spa with my best friend and my puppies.

When I think of PV, I think of girls of color standing in their power.  I am on the Executive + Governance Committee because I enjoy conversations around PV's strategic direction.  For self care, I love doing anything physical, like yoga or a run along Alki Beach to clear my head and feel present in my body.

Hillary Behrman
Vice President, 2017 - 2020 Washington Defender Association

When I think of PV, I think of the power and influence of girls in the world.

I am on the Development Committee because I think the work of PV is important, and I believe PV needs more resources to reach more girls and more communities.

My perfect day looks like hiking all day in the mountains or spending it writing.

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Nicole Sirivansanti
Secretary, 2018 - 2021
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

When I think of PV, I think of the space I wish I had when I was a teenager.

I am on the Governance Committee because I like to brainstorm and strategize to answer tough questions like how to put youth at the center of our work or what's the best way to onboard new board members.

My perfect day looks like waking up from a sound sleep, walking outside on a sunny day, having a good conversation about things that matter with lots of laughter, and eating chips for lunch.

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Jeremiah Erby
Treasurer, 2018 - 2021 JP Morgan Chase

When I think of PV, I think of an organization fighting for a brighter future.

I am on the Finance Committee because I want to ensure the dollars and cents don't stop us from our mission.

What brings me comfort is sitting on the deck in the sun, eating grilled goods.

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Diya Khanna
Director, 2018 - 2021
Amazon Web Services

When I think of PV, I think of an organization made up of in-depth individuals who are intentionally seeking ways to promote social equity within themselves and society.

I am on the Strategy Committee because I believe that it's important that PV finds its unique purpose and identity.

My perfect day looks like a walk around the city, wandering in and out of libraries, record shops, or mom and pop stores. I love striking up conversations with others and hearing their personal stories.

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Aileen Balahadia
Director, 2019 - 2022 Balahadia Consultation

When I think of PV,  I think of a just world that is girl-powered and full of love. 

For personal care, I take breaks from social media, go to live music shows and volunteer!

What brings me comfort are my kids' imagination and their endless questions, moving water (both steady and raging), my old stuffed teddy bear I've had since I was 9, community gatherings and family parties.

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Ebony Booker
Director, 2019 - 2022 Highline Public Schools

When I think of PV, I think of an organization that puts girls first in our conversations and decisions to assist in building their leadership in the present and for the future!

What I do for self care is take time out for myself to enjoy moments that bring me pleasure (i.e., therapy, dancing with friends, relaxing at home with family etc.).

What brings me comfort is assisting my daughter with her goals, volunteering, and traveling.


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Kimberly Hollins
Director, 2018 - 2021 Instructional Designer

When I think of PV, I think the power of intersectionality.

I am on the Strategy & Governance Committee because I value inclusive and measurable PV programming and curriculum development that enables solutions for scaling operational and organizational growth.

For self care, I meditate.

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Geetika Vora
Director, 2018 - 2021 Evolent Health

When I think of PV, I think making an impact on how females of color are perceived in the community.

What brings me comfort is time with family, desserts, and quality time with my partner.

My perfect day looks like having the ability to sleep in, get in a workout, having nutritious/balanced meals, catching up on some of my shows, reading, and just enjoying some quality me-time.

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Marin Burnett
Director, 2019 - 2022 Port of Seattle

When I think of PV, I think of empowerment and self-love. Brown girls* are often taught, deliberately and through social osmosis, not to love the skin their in or understand their full potential. PV gives young girls* the power they need to love themselves and others. 

Comfort for me, is my family (both chosen and blood) and creating beautiful things.

My perfect day consists of sitting on a sandy beach in the sun, watching my son play, listening to my latest sci-fi/fantasy novel - Escapism at its best.


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Ritasha Prasad
Director, 2018 - 2021 Pioneer Human Services

When I think of PV, I think of nurturing joy.

I am on the Fund Development Committee because I’d like to see PV continue growing it’s successful programs and supporting young girls of color.

For self care, I eat chocolate. Chocolate and my community bring me comfort.

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Rachel Park
Director, 2018 - 2021 Microsoft

When I think of PV, I think of growth and nourishment.

I am on the Strategy & Governance Committee because 1) I loved my board process and want to help continue and grow board membership/the tools available to the board, and 2) I believe I can best leverage my professional experience in this committee.

For self care, I cook for myself and my friends at dinner parties, take care of my multiple plants, and skincare. 

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Vannessa Rivera
Director, 2019 - 2022 Amazon

When I think of PV, I think of resilience and strength.

For personal care, I cook, sleep in, and give myself time to be leisurely.

My perfect day looks like sitting on a sunny beach with a good book and a cold drink!

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Roslyn Johnson
Director, 2019 - 2022 Forum Solutions

When I think of PV, I think of empowering young women of color to thrive.

For self care, I love a good spa day or long run.

A perfect day for me is any day spent with people I love and good food!

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This could be you!
Director, 2019 - 2022


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