Board of Directors

Emnet Kahsay


Emnet Kahsay is a senior at Richard Montgomery High Schoool. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Montgomery County Regional SGA (MCR-SGA) and was the former Communications Coordinator of MoCo EmpowHER. This year, she hopes to use her advocacy positions to expand advocacy opportunities to students in MoCo. 

Isabelle Scholes- Young


Isabelle Scholes-Young is a senior at Richard Montgomery High School. She is the former Vice-Chair of MoCo EmpowHER and is excited to work with this year's team to educate and fight for women's rights for students. 

Hana O'Looney

Outreach Coordinator

Hana O'Looney is a sophomore at Richard Montgomery High School. She is ecstatic to be joining this talented team of female visionaries after designing the MoCo EmpowHER website. She hopes to use her position to help the organization grow to have branches at all MCPS middle and high schools., and is looking forward to helping girls across Montgomery County unlock their full potential. 

Andrea Anaya

Fundraising Coordinator 

Fundraising Coordinator 

Fundraising Coordinator 

Andrea Anaya is a senior at John F. Kennedy High School. Her first encounter with MoCo EmpowHER was at the 2018 Women’s Leadership Forum where she felt the embodiment of EMPOWER by listening to all the women leaders in the room. Andrea hopes that this organization can serve as an opportunity for young women to network with women in leadership positions of career fields that interest them. 

Maahe Kunvar

Social Media Coordinator

Maahe Kunvar is a freshman at Northwest High School. She is excited to communicate with student leaders and allied communities through various forms of social media! She hopes to always stay connected with the student voice, and cannot wait for our organization to expand further and to see more student leaders advocating for women.

Maahe Kunvar

Caroline Dwyer

Middle School Representative

Caroline Dwyer is an eighth grader at Pyle Middle School. She is excited to join this team of leaders to provide a voice for Montgomery County's middle schoolers. She hopes to help EmpowHER expand throughout the county and introduce new students from across the county to advocacy and leadership.

Uma Fox

Finance Director

Uma Fox is a sophomore at Richard Montgomery High School. She is excited to help young womxn find their voice through activism and community engagement. Uma hopes to make MoCo EmpowHER’s programming accessible to a variety of young womxn and strengthen the organization’s many youth-focused opportunities.


Our Mission

MoCo EmpowHER aims to create a safe space for open dialogue about women’s issues and provide leadership development opportunities for young women.

Our Vision

MoCo EmpowHER strives to establish a safe, vibrant, and close-knit community for young women to unlock their full potential.

MoCo EmpowHER

MoCo EmpowHER is a women's' leadership organization based in Montgomery County, Maryland focused on establishing a safe, vibrant, and close-knit community for young women to unlock their full potential. Affiliated with MCPS.


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