Board of Directors


Debbi Z. Hensling, PhD

Debbi Z. Hensling is a Clinical Psychologist, practicing in Orange County where she resides with her family. As a woman with a doctoral degree she understands and appreciates the importance of education in a young girls life. Dr. Hensling serves on several boards that encourage the advancement of youth and mentors young women that have emancipated from foster care.

Melynn Schuyler

Melynn Schuyler, M.A., LPC

Melynn is a licensed professional counselor and received her Masters of Arts from the California Family Study Center. Melynn has a passion for serving underserved children and founded YouthWorks, a non-profit, community based organization that creates opportunities for disconnected youth and families in Northern New Mexico through programs offering job training, education, life skills, counseling and leadership development.


Vivian Browne

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Vivian came to the United States as a young girl to learn English and add to her bilingual upbringing in German and Spanish. She graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. degree in Spanish Literature. Vivian became the Director of Marketing and Public Relations for a commercial landscape and commercial interior design firm before starting her favorite occupation, being the mother of two girls. After the birth of her children, she went back to work as a team member for the Marketing and Business Development at Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center.


Cari Garfield

Cari is a tennis pro, author of children’s books, mentor to children and has been coaching for over thirty years. She received the Humanitarian of the Year award from the Queen of Hearts Foundation in 2013.


Mary Moore

Mary is a third grade teacher who finds fulfillment working with at risk students and watching their progress. She is a mother of two children and enjoys spending time with her family.

Mary got involved with Global Girls because their programs empower women who are working to make their lives better and the world a better place to live in. Global Girls inspire her to be better everyday.