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Bertha Tobias - Bertha Tobias

Bertha Tobias

Youth Leader, Speaker, and International Relations and Economics Undergraduate Student, Claremont McKenna College

Bio Current as of November 16, 2020

Known for her razor-sharpeloquence, unyielding drive and professional versatility, international award winningspeaker, MC and youth leader Bertha Tobias has wide-reaching experience instrategic socio-political relations and youth development. She is a graduate of the United World College Changshu China, and is currently pursuing an International Relations and Economics dual majorat Claremont Mckenna College, a leading private institution of higher learning in Claremont, California. Bertha, who is a Davis scholar,has been serving as #BeFree Ambassador since 2017 and has interned at the United Nations Population Fund to facilitate national social progress for women in Namibia and beyond. In her school community, Bertha has served as the Chairperson of the Student Government as well as the College Management Committee student representative. Most recently, shehas been at the forefront of #ShutItAllDown protests in her country of Namibia, highlighting the importance of meaningful youth participation inpolitical activity.