Mariah Moore is from Birmingham, Alabama. She is a Cum Laude graduate from the University of South Alabama, where she received her Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice. She continued her education at South Alabama by pursuing her Master’s degree in Public Administration. Mariah works on campus in the Title IX office as their graduate assistant. Her position has allowed her to create and contribute to events, and incentives that focus on spreading awareness, and advocating for others. She has volunteered with various organizations as she believes giving back is just as important as receiving. Mariah is the inaugural president of the Multicultural Leadership Center Ambassadors. A new student-led organization created to serve as an extension of the Multicultural Leadership Center to contribute to fostering a safe and thriving space for minority students. She is also a member of Women of Excellence, an organization that focuses on the resilience and perseverance of women in higher education.
A quote Mariah likes to refer to when it comes to her engagement in public service. “There will come a day in your life when you must act for others… and you must be ready. You must be bold, have courage and walk through a door that leads to opportunity for others.” Vivian Malone.
Mariah believes that her passions, and interests are not just for herself, but for others. Her career aspirations are to become an impactful government representative who advocates for rehabilitation, and amelioration for the unheard, and underrepresented. This is what prompted her to get involved with Stand Up Mobile. She wants to contribute to the journey of progressing forward for a prosperous, and more inclusive future.