Our Team represents the empowering spirit of our organization and each member take great pride in our efforts to positively impact the lives of the young women in our community.
Cloyette Harris-Stoute is a strong believer that girls need great role models from whom they can draw inspiration. In 2013 she founded Guyanese Girls Rock!, a global movement to recognize and celebrate the achievements of Guyanese women and girls. A proud native of Guyana, Cloyette migrate to the USA more than two decades ago. Her desire to transform the world through service led her to also establish the Guyanese Girls Rock Foundation. As President of the organization, Cloyette overseas the administration, programs and strategic plans of the organization which offers mentoring, personal development workshops and scholarships. Cloyette holds a Master’s Degree in Medical Informatics and currently works as a Knowledge Base Administrator for a leading medical software developer.
Rhonda has a distinguished history of public service, as Deputy Director for the U.S. Department of State’s Global Intergovernmental Affairs Division in the Office of the Secretary and in the West Wing of the White House as Special Assistant to the Director of the Office of Public Liaison, under two administrations, respectively. In between her tours with the government, Rhonda practiced technology and telecommunications law with Alston & Bird, LLP. She has served as the Executive Director of the Jamaica Center Business Improvement District and on the Advisory Board for Venture Smarter, is a Board Member of the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens and is Vice Chair of the Guyana Celebration Committee. Rhonda is currently VP of Policy for Venture Smarter. She received her JD from the Georgetown University Law Center, and her BA in Economics and Public Policy from Duke University, with a minor in African-American studies.
Carla Roberts -Evelyn is a native of Guyana and has lived in New York over 25 years. She manages the NYU Langone Family Health Centre Dental Clinic where she oversees the daily operations and schedules for physicians, residents and administrative staff. She is a graduate of Iona Colleges and helps with fundraising efforts for organizations such as the March of Dimes. Carla is passionate about fitness and nutrition and enjoys mentoring children on healthy eating habits and the importances of exercising. She is married with 2 kids.