Mariah (she/her) is an educator, youth advocate, womanist, and plant enthusiast.
Prior to joining G4GC Mariah worked as an adolescent health educator in Brooklyn, field manager for the LGBTQIA+ community in Manhattan, and a youth counselor in Harlem and the Bronx. Mariah has spent 5+ years encouraging young minds to dig into their imagination and embrace all ideas, dreams, and talents—reminding them that no dream is too big. Mariah recognizes that our girls are the future and we must continue to advocate, uplift, and support them in their journey.
Mariah is of African American descent and Choctaw Indian descent. She was raised in Houston, Texas and graduated from Sam Houston State University with a bachelor’s degree in theatre management. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, lands originally protected by the Canarsie people. Her home is filled with plants, as she finds joy in nurturing and caring for living things, and watching them grow and prosper.