Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Amy Mintz

As Founder of eGirl Power, Amy Mintz supervises, oversees and directs all affairs of the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, events and programs. She serves as the Gala Chair of the nonprofit's PIFA Awards Gala; and is the Author and Executive Producer of the educational series MI9 Team. more

  • FOUNDER
  • NONPROFIT LEADER

Nicole Mahool

VICE PRESIDENT

Nicole Mahool

Nicole Mahool currently serves as the Dean of Students at Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce in New York City. She has over 13 years of experience as a learning and education professional; and designs and leads educational programs that measurably increase student and staff performance.

  • COMMUNITY LIAISON

Maria Santiago-Valentin

BOARD MEMBER

Maria Santiago-Valentin

Maria Santiago-Valentín is a Learning Disabilities Consultant, Behavior Technician, Bilingual columnist and writer of the digital magazines My Trending Stories and Negocios Hispanos USA, Mindfulness practitioner and facilitator, mother of two daughters, and an environmental, education and social justice activist.

  • COMMUNITY LIAISON

Anna Rivera de Martinez

BOARD MEMBER

Anna Rivera de Martinez

Anna Rivera de Martinez has extensive experience as an educator in the Hawaii Department of Education Public Schools. She has worked directly with students in middle schools and high schools for over 30 years.

  • Education Committee

Joyce Kong

EMERITUS BOARD MEMBER

Joyce Kong

Joyce Kong has taught students in Pre-K through 12 in New York City Public Schools since 2000. She is a founding teacher at the Millennium High School, an Adjunct Professor at PACE University, a Teacher Fellow of Pace University STEM Center Collaboratory, and a 2013 Math for America Master Teacher.

Wanda Samson

BOARD MEMBER

Wanda Samson

Wanda Samson supports disadvantaged families through placement into housing and guidance to improve their economic security.

  • COMMUNITY LIAISON

ADVISORY BOARD

Allan Luks

ADVISORY BOARD

Allan Luks

Allan Luks is Founding Director of the Fordham Center for Nonprofit Leadership at Fordham University. A leading expert on volunteerism and named "Nonprofit Leader of the Year" by Crain's New York Business Magazine, he has directed major nonprofit institutions for four decades.

  • FOUNDING DIRECTOR AT FORDHAM UNIV
  • AWARD-WINNING NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP
  • AUTHOR & PUBLIC POLICY MILESTONES

ADVISORY BOARD

Lucia Kaiser

Kaiser is a two-time Emmy Award-Winning Producer whose years of experience scaling the heights of the entertainment industry has won her the respect, accolades, and camaraderie of socialites, business moguls, and celebrities who share her passion for affecting positive change.

  • POINTS OF LIGHT AWARD
  • U.N. YOUTH ASSEMBLY KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • PIONEER OF THE ARTS AWARD

ADVISORY BOARD

Dr. Stephen Post

Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. is a renowned public intellectual, speaker, professor of preventive medicine, and best-selling author. He is Founding Director of the Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics at Stony Brook University School of Medicine.

  • FOUNDING DIRECTOR AT STONY BROOK UNIV
  • NONPROFIT FOUNDER
  • BEST-SELLING AUTHOR