“Youth Assemble provides a platform for youth to engage in decision-making solutions that will dare to reshape their world in so many angles. I am a living proof.”

Quinnie Collins is an international affairs specialist with an educational background in international business and marketing. She has professional experience in the area of international humanitarian service where she has worked with others to organize community-specific programs and networking alongside reputable entities in countries throughout Africa with the same goal; to help make an impact. 

She is a student in the Master of Arts Program – United Nations and Global Policy Studies (UNMA), at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Ms. Collins has a strong interest in human rights, youth empowerment, sustainable development, climate change, and more importantly, prosperity of Africa. Quinnie has a compelling personal story. She was a Liberian refugee from Guinea, West Africa. Her family was accepted for settlement in Sydney, Australia, where she completed a bachelor’s degree in business, from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Ms. Collins served as a mentor for the Intensive Leadership Training Program organized by the KUWO leadership Academy in partnership with the Centre for Human Rights and Restorative Justice at McMaster University. Ms. Collins has participated in human rights advocacy in the form of the “Red Card Campaign at the United Nations”, engaging with the delegation at the Permanent Mission of Liberia to the United Nations and submitting a pledge to the campaign, which seeks to mobilize individuals from all sectors of society to commit to giving a “red card” to all forms of discrimination and violence against women and girls. 

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