Mariama is a senior studying International Commerce and Policy at George Mason University with a focus on international development. She also has a Masters degree in Business Finance from Jean-Monnet University. She has a keen interest in education for women as a key empowerment tool particularly in the Middle East and North Africa. She has a long overseas experience and has gained a good understanding of global finance, international development, and public policy. Her analytical thinking, teamwork, and passion for gender issues will be of great value to the Well project. Mariama is fluent in Arabic and French in addition to English.