Mariama Kurbally, Rhode Island College, RI
Mariama Kurbally, a junior at Rhode Island College, is a leader with fantastic poise and a devotion to service. She has been incredibly involved in the campus community, serving as a founding member of several student organizations. She created the organization L.I.F.E (Live. Inspire. Fight. Educate), which focuses on fighting for education equity, justice, and various issues, such as the elimination of disease, illiteracy, poverty, and ignorance, through alliance building, leadership development, and action. Mariama inspires students, staff, and faculty, and she brings an energy to the Rhode Island College community that is hard to overlook.