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Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold

Girls Inc.: Inspiring all girls to be strong, smart and bold.

It's good to be a girl in this world today. I like being a girl because I can speak for myself. I can stand up for myself. Being a girl makes me strong.

Suna Said Maslin joins Girls Inc. National Board

[New York, NY] (March 30 2017) – Suna Said Maslin, Founder & CEO of Nima Capital LLC, has joined the Board of Directors of Girls Inc., the national organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.

Nima Capital is a single-family office with private and public equity investing platforms as well as a fund of funds. The firm has a flexible mandate to invest across the capital structure, investment stages, and in any industry. The returns of Maslin’s private equity portfolio are in the top 1% of the industry.

“We are thrilled to welcome Suna Said Maslin to our National Board. She is an enthusiastic advocate for women and girls and a champion of social good,” said Judy Vredenburgh, Girls Inc. President and CEO. “We will benefit tremendously from Suna’s contributions as we make significant investments to grow the Girls Inc. network and tackle systemic barriers that affect the conditions in which all girls are growing up.”

Girls Inc. is on an accelerated path to double the number of girls served by 2020 and strengthen its public policy efforts to be the leading advocate in advancing rights and opportunities for all girls. In 2106 Girls Inc. launched a five-year, $20 million capital fund for growth investment.

Maslin is also on the Boards of Harlem Village Academies, Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Chopra Foundation, and is the Vice Chairman of ONEHOPE’s Board.

She received a B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Communications Studies from UCLA. She also received an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School. Maslin endows two full scholarships at Columbia Business School into perpetuity.

About Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. Our comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. These positive outcomes are achieved through three core elements: people - trained staff and volunteers who build lasting, mentoring relationships; environment - girls-only, physically and emotionally safe, where there is a sisterhood of support, high expectations, and mutual respect; and programming - research-based, hands-on and minds-on, age-appropriate, meeting the needs of today’s girls. Informed by girls and their families, we also advocate for legislation and policies to increase opportunities for all girls. Join us at www.girlsinc.org.