Advisors

Paola Gianturco

Paola Gianturco

Photojournalist Paola Gianturco has documented women’s lives in fifty-five countries. In 2012, Paola’s photographic book, Grandmother Power, A Global Phenomenon, was released. One hundred percent of her royalties go to helping grandmothers in 15 African countries who are caring for AIDS orphans. In 2017 Paola released a book co-written with her granddaughter, Wonder Girls, chronicling 15 girl-led groups around the globe who have spearheaded significant social change. Paola lives in Mill Valley, California.

Jayne McDonough

Jayne McDonough

Jayne, a licensed architect with a degree from Cornell University, now works as a graphic artist designing websites, logos, and online publications – when she isn’t doing art projects with her twin children. Global Grandmothers website, logo, and all associated graphics emanate from her creative mind. Jayne lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Jodi Morris

Jodi Morris

Jodi Morris is founder and CEO of Connecting Growth Globally. Previously working in investment strategy and business-building globally with notable firms like JP Morgan and Matthews Asia, Jodi now applies her talents to leadership development, girls’ education, and global investing. She believes that girls’ education and empowerment is the best global investment opportunity of our lifetime. Jodi lives in San Francisco, California.

Kari Rodgers

Kari Rodgers

Kari worked for twelve years in the communications industry, mostly with the firm of Young and Rubicam, where she was a partner. In 2007 she took a break from her career to spend time with her three young children, including newborn twins. Now Kari’s putting her skills back to work, advising Global Grandmothers on communications and marketing, especially in the social media world. Kari lives in San Francisco, California.

Savitha Viswanathan

Savitha Viswanathan

Savitha has been a graphic designer, illustrator, and art director for 25-year. Her side gigs have included running a student exchange program with the Urban Dove between kids in New York City and the Pine Ridge reservation in South Dakota, launching Mothertongue Foods, a packaged food business that supports women and girl’s education, and organizing a book drive for Nurse Family Partnership on behalf of Global Grandmothers. She lives in San Mateo with her husband, two sons, and dog.