Foundation for the Support of the United Nations

Bianca Quddus

Bianca Quddus, is a student at the New York City Specialized High School, The Bronx High School of Science, and a clarinet student in the Juilliard School’s Preparatory Division.

As a child of immigrants, Bianca is incredibly passionate about using her artistic voice to advocate for equity and human rights, especially in the music world. In 2021, Bianca was chosen, alongside nine young women nationally, to take part in the Colburn School’s Fortissima, a program for young women of color’s leadership in classical music. She was also participated in the YOLA Festival of 2020 summer.

She has also performed across the country at several institutions such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Colburn School, The Juilliard School, New England Conservatory, and not to mention, the United Nations and the Harvard Medical School.

Aside from her musical background, Bianca is a zealous writer. In the summer of 2022, Bianca participated in the New York Times Summer Academy and awarded the Diverse Voices scholarship, and currently is a staff reporter for The Science Survey, the main publication of the Bronx High School of Science, and the editor of the Juilliard Music Advancement Program’s newsletter. She is also a member of the Public Forum debate team at Bronx High School of Science.