Yussif Zainab

Peer Mentor (Ignite Equity)

Yussif Zainab is a young lady with a great sense, zeal and determination to serve humanity. She is a caring, empathetic, and humble person and is well-recognised for her consistency and discipline, courage, passion, love, and forgiveness. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from the University for Development Studies. Zainab is a fellow at Lead for Ghana and an English Tutor at Nkonya M/A Junior High School.

She is the founder of Nkonya Spot and “The Touching Lives Project” where she works selflessly to improve the literacy skills of students, empower females and fight for the rights of vulnerable groups. She is a young and motivated individual who aspires for youth development and social change in areas of injustice and has been an advocate and volunteered in different youth groups to lead community change over the last 3 years. She is currently the Deputy Secretary for Northern Regional Youth Network. Her interests are research, volunteering, reading and writing.