Yande Banda is a vibrant and passionate education, girls and women’s rights activist. She is the Co chair of transform Education, a youth led coalition hosted by UNGEI transforming education for gender equality. She is also a member of the Global adolescents task force of UN Women and the youngest advisor of the Adolescent Girls Advisory Council for the Global Fund for Women. In 2021, Yande represented the voices of adolscent Girls as the youngest speaker at the Generation Equality Forum Paris and brought World leaders, Presidents, Director Generals, Nobel Peace Prize Laurates and heads of Civil Society to their feet in a standing ovation. Yande Banda believes in the power of the collective and in the power of the voices of girls.