Our SHE-CAN Scholar:

Divinna Boyd

SHE-CAN Scholar: Divinna Boyd

Divinna Boyd  is a Junior at Georgetown University and double majors in Global Health & Justice and Peace Studies. Divinna grew up in Monrovia in a family of 5. At sixteen, living in a community with high teenage pregnancy and domestic violence rates, Divinna began hosting the “Girls Let’s Talk Show” radio program. The program addressed the issues that local women and girls were facing. Divinna has also worked with several organizations to promote women’s rights. She is a part of the Liberian chapters of both the Girls Get Equal Campaign and the 1000 Girls Campaign by the United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA). 

At Georgetown, Divinna serves as a Social Media Manager at Georgetown University Rotaract Club and a Student Caller at Georgetown University Phonaton. 

In 2019, Divinna’s passion for advocacy, women’s rights, and leadership earned her the opportunity to serve as Liberian ambassador to the 2019 African Presidential Leadership Program held in Cairo, Egypt. She was also awarded a Certificate of Honour by Plan International for her contribution in promoting women’s rights during the 2021 International Women’s Day celebration. Divinna aspires to become a health policy maker in order to end health disparities and specifically promote women’s rights to health in Liberia.

Attending

Academic Major

Justice and Peace Studies & Global Health
Class of 2025

Mentor Team

Jodi Akin, CEO, Hawthorne Effect, Inc.
Maureen Broderick, Founder, WorldWideWomen
Andrea Hedrick, Board of Trustees, Ohio Wesleyan University
Jean Hill
Sandra Stumbaugh, Principal, Stumbaugh Consulting
Mary Stutts, Chief Global Inclusion and Health Equity Officer, Real Chemistry