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GIRLS TALK BACK

Tackling the Issue

Girls Talk Back, the leadership program for girls 14-18 years old and sponsored in collaboration with AAUW Honolulu Branch, Women’s Fund of Hawaii and Ceeds of Peace, has completed 7 Cohorts since its inception in the summer of 2019. Each Cohort had up to 15 girls in the program, and each girl completed an action plan, addressing an issue within the community.

In our fourth year, we served 19 young women from two islands and 12 different schools. This year, we ran two 4-week cohorts - one virtual in June and one in-person in July. Find out more about the girls' action plans and outcome in the 2022 report.

 

Meet The Team

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Anna Viggiano

Co-Chair

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Younghee Overly

Co-Chair

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Hope Bennett

Mentor

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Loretta Chen

Mentor

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Lauren Kaupp

Mentor

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Raven Sevilleja

Mentor

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SCOTT NISHIMOTO

CEEDS OF PEACE

Scott is a father, husband, and bedtime storyteller living in Kaimuki. He’s also the Executive Director for Ceeds of Peace, a local non-profit devoted to raising peacebuilding leaders. As the father to his daughter, Elle, he has a deep personal responsibility pushing him to bring his community and the world closer to this goal of peace, as distant as it may sometimes seem.

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ALEEKA MORGAN, CFRE

WOMEN'S FUND OF HAWAII

Aleeka Morgan is the new Executive Director of Women's Fund of Hawaii. She joined Women's Fund of Hawaii as Development Director. Aleeka was development manager at American Cancer Society Pacific and was their 2020 Regional Award recipient. While she was a financial advisor at Edward Jones Investment, Aleeka co-founded Honolulu Sea Hawkers with her husband, a 501(c)(3) non-profit that works with the Seattle Seahawks to host community events for local keiki that promote healthy lifestyle habits and growth mindsets.

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