Youth Advisory Board Member

High school in Illinois

Nina (she/her) is a high school senior from Illinois who is passionate about law and political science. She has interned as a special project assistant to the chief counsel and executive vice president of litigation at ViacomCBS Inc. In addition, Nina founded We Will Vote USA, an organization that provides high school students with the tools they need to register to vote, and co-founded a women’s clothing line called 8apart that fosters self-confidence and inclusion. Nina joined Plan International USA’s Youth Advisory Board in 2021 because she wanted to help ensure that girls around the world receive quality education and health care, as well as the skills needed to decide what they want for their future. Nina currently serves as the YAB coordinator and is a member of the Youth Leadership Academy workshop design subcommittee. She has worked with Plan to destigmatize menstruation and spread awareness of policies promoting gender equity. Nina loves to go on outdoor runs and tutor middle school students in her free time.