GENaustin’s Youth Advisory Board is made up of a team of young women who have each been volunteering with the organization for a number of years. They understand GENaustin’s mission, and are helping to design and implement innovative programs that are relevant to girls and young women in the 4th – 12th grades.
Tatiana Dalmau is a Sophomore in high school. She has been a clubGEN Leader, a summer intern, a guest blogger and a panelist on girls issues at the We Are Girls Conference. Tatiana was also the face of GENaustin’s scholarship campaign in 2011 when she was profiled in Austin Woman Magazine and spoke to an audience of more than 1,000 people about the challenges of successfully navigating girlhood.
Shifa Latif is a Freshman in college. She was a high school volunteer clubGEN leader and a panelist for the We Are Girls Conference to a room of more than 100 adults.
Victoria Volker is a sophomore at Wellesley College in Wellesley, MA where she is majoring in American Studies with a minor in Teacher Education. Victoria has both volunteered as a clubGEN high school volunteer and worked as a AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate for GENaustin. She is excited to be a part of a team that contributes to dialogues about the issues that young girls face today and the ways in which GENaustin can support girls throughout their teenage years.
Lamar Nava is a Senior in high school. Lamar was a high school clubGEN leader, a panelist at the We Are Girls Conference, and the Emcee for the 2012 We Are Girls Conference to over 1600 registrants. This is a photo of Lamar on stage with our keynote speaker, Dr. Robyn Silverman.
Hannah Steffan is currently a Junior at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX where she is majoring in Psychology with a minor in Gender Studies. Hannah is also a GENaustin volunteer and a former clubGEN high school mentor.
Aarti, Junior in High School
Priya, Junior in High School
Jordan, Junior in College