Lyn Pentecost, PhD

Executive Director

Lyn Pentecost is a community leader dedicated to improving the lives of low-income youth and their families. Dr. Pentecost co-founded The Lower Eastside Girls Club in 1996 to fill a dearth of options available to the girls in our community and led a successful campaign to build The Lower Eastside Girls Club Center for Community, New York City’s first and only Girls Club facility. She holds a BFA degree from The Cooper Union School of Art and received her doctorate in Anthropology from Temple University.