Rowan Collins is the Education Coordinator of the LGBTQ Academy at the Gay Alliance. An Albany native, he received his Bachelor’s in Psychology and Women and Gender Studies from Nazareth College in 2014 and has been an active advocate for social justice since his youth. As the LGBTQ Academy Education Coordinator, Rowan travels the greater Rochester area, New York State, and the country leading workshops and trainings pertaining to LGBTQ+ inclusion and the creation of welcoming spaces, averaging about 150 trainings per year. He has facilitated trainings for over 50 K-12 public schools and 43 colleges and universities in 14 states.Some of the many corporations and associations where he has offered trainings include: Enterprise Holdings, Thomson Reuters, Corning Inc., NYSUT, NYS School Social Workers Association, New England Transfer Association, Rochester Regional Health System, NY State Center for School Health, NY Association of School Psychologists and the National Human Resources Association.