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Alliyah Logan

2022 Fellow


Unlock the Future of Learning event at the Ford Foundation in New York, Monday, Sept. 19, 2022. (Photo/Stuart Ramson/United Nations Foundation)
United States

Alliyah Logan is a youth advocate whose advocacy focuses on education equity, and international gender equality, the foundation of her work is centered on advocating for young girls globally. Logan is the Founder of Cultivate Global Education, an initiative dedicated to removing international educational barriers through an equitable framework. She recently spoke at The United Nations Foundation Transforming Education Summit on the importance of establishing gender transformative policies. Logan served as the 2019-2020 Teen Advisor for Girl Up, an initiative through the United Nations Foundation where she advocates for human rights for girls.


She received the Girl Hero award alongside Tarana Burke, Shonda Rhimes, and Dolores Huerta. Logan served as a UNICEF Youth Advocate, where she has been able to expand her work internationally and spoke on behalf of UNICEF at the Sustainable Development Goals Action Zone in 2020. She also served as Herlead Fellow through Vital Voices in 2019. Logan is a contributor to Parade Magazine – and writes on racial justice, gender justice, and pop culture. Alliyah has been featured in The New York Times, Teen Vogue, Nickelodeon, Essence, NPR, PBS, The Her Campus, The Sustainable Development Action Zone, and other esteemed international platforms.

”As a visionary leader, I aspire to reduce the barriers that girls face in their academic careers, through transnational communities.”