Speak To Encourage Founder, Gina Colin was born into statistics that stemmed from a generational cycle of poverty, addiction, and abuse. As an at-risk teenager, Gina struggled to overcome the odds stacked against her. She was a teen mom and is passionate about sharing her life experiences to bring hope, awareness, and positive change into the lives of at-risk youth moms in her community.
Gina is a Speaker and Educator with over 15 years of experience working with the vulnerable population of at-risk youth moms. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services Management and experience as a Senior Case Manager that involved developing and facilitating hands-on educational programs and resources for moms and families at risk.