We are a small but mighty bunch that is blooming with passion for girls suffering from Rett Syndrome. We are always looking to add to our team. 

Please contact us if you would like to get involved!

Roger Brooks

Chief Operating Officer & Rett University Director

Roger has worked extensively in the retail, restaurant, and franchise arenas designing and developing training for corporations. Roger lives in Irving, Texas, with his wife and two beautiful daughters; Juliana, who has Rett Syndrome, and Olivia.


Amei Prachthauser

Program Manager

Amei joined our team in 2014. A New Jersey native, she enjoys spending time with her son, Dominic, family and friends. Amei has nine plus years planning and executing events at some of the Southeast's leading resorts and a strong customer service background. Amei brings a genuine passion to raising awareness and helping to raise funds for research to cure Rett Syndrome. 


Kristi Henderson

Administrative Assistant

Kristi is a lifelong resident of Amelia Island. She is a mother to two wonderful girls, Kenzi and Kaisen. With a strong background in customer service and office management she plans to do her part in helping Girl Power 2 Cure continue to grow and fight for a cure.

“You can’t meet one of our girls without falling in love. The light in their eyes makes coming to work every day a joy. It’s a privilege to spread awareness about Rett Syndrome and to be a tiny part of finding a cure.”


Kristin Hileman

Family Support Team Leader

Kristin is a stay at home mother to two beautiful children in Columbus, OH.

"Brynn has truly made us believe in hope. Hope is a wish in your heart of good things to come. We know her sunshine will come as long as we continue to believe. We ARE believers! We joined Girl Power 2 Cure for support and to help contribute in finding a cure for all of the sweet angels whom suffer from Rett Syndrome."


Bridget MacDonald Coordinator

Bridget MacDonald has served on our Mother’s Advisory Board for several years, and is now our Coordinator. She is passionate about Rett Syndrome and doing everything she can to bring a cure to the thousands of girls affected. A busy mother of three, her middle child, Annie, has Rett Syndrome. She home schools Annie and is active in all of her children’s schools and extracurricular activities. 

Bridget graduated from Western Michigan University in 1999 with a B.A. in Nutrition. She worked as a clinical, registered dietitian at William Beaumont Hospital and was a program director at the American Diabetes Association prior to motherhood. She lives in Michigan with her husband, Scott, and children: James (8), Annie (7), and Grace (5).

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 Ingrid Harding


Ingrid Harding, founded Girl Power 2 Cure, Inc. in May 2006. She wanted to find a way to engage young girls with their special needs peers after watching wonderful bonds form between her own daughter and her classmates in school.

Ingrid hopes Girl Power 2 Cure, Inc. will bring mainstream awareness of Rett Syndrome and help raise the millions of dollars it will take to cure tens of thousands of suffering girls.

Ingrid is also the co-founder and a Trustee of the Rett Syndrome Research Trust. Prior to Girl Power 2 Cure, Inc.





This organization has gone above and beyond what I ever expected an organization to do. It has helped my daughter and my family in so many ways. They are always promoting events and making us feel included and in the loop with events and allowing us to participate in them. So grateful for Girl Power 2 Cure and the blessing it has been in our lives.

— Whitney Cooley