Our Staff

So that our donation dollars can go as far as possible, we keep the staff at Hope By Twelve ├╝ber┬átrim. Our incredible board does soooo much of the heavy lifting. And, above all else, it’s the GirlPods that make Hope by Twelve thrive.



Molly Pitts
Executive Director

Molly Pitts is the founding director of Hope by Twelve. She attended Western Washington University and then went on to earn a degree from the Art Institute of Seattle. Molly has owned her own video production business and edited at the Gates Foundation. She and her husband have three young girls whom she hopes will help to be part of the girl revolution.

Gretchen Hayward
Program & Development Manager

Gretchen is Hope by Twelve’s Program and Development Manager. She earned a degree in Political Science from the University of California Santa Barbara. Gretchen became dedicated to helping girls around the world after a trip to Ethiopia. She saw what an amazing impact Hope by Twelve has on everyone involved and is passionate about the girl movement.