West Africa Fellow
2019Maryam is an advocate for education and committed to developing children. She is currently Director of Daawah, an NGO based out of Nigeria. Daawah targets orphans and widows and focuses on the educationally disadvantaged. In 2012, Maryam founded Noble Hall Leadership Academy for Girls in Northern Nigeria, which bridges the gender education gap that has limited young girls within the region. In 2007, she joined her sisters to establish Oakland and Zaytuna Madarasa Schools. She has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and a Master’s in Business Administration.
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