Michaela Higgins is a Sørensen is a 26 year old Danish South African who grew up in Mozambique, and is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark. Michaela completed her masters in June 2021 on Development and International Relations with a specialization in Global Gender Studies at Aalborg University, Denmark, and works in the gender, peace, and security field, as well as the gender and development field. She has particularly focused on gender and nuclear disarmament over the past 2 years, as well as Feminist Foreign Policy. She has a strong background volunteering and leading within United Nations Youth Associations, and is well seasoned in the youth empowerment arena. Currently, she is the Gender, Peace and Security Program Officer for PNND and a Core Member of Youth Fusion.