Mariah Favell is a current student at St. Joseph’s Academy class of 2019 and a graduate of Marian Middle School class of 2015. Mariah is an active participant in her community at St. Joseph’s Academy participating in Diversity Club, Active citizenship, Youth in Government, Club sandwich, Debate Team, and Angels in Prayer. Mariah enjoys being a Y.E.S (Youth Exploring Science) Teen for the St. Louis Science Center where she films and edits videos on Adobe Premiere, making apps on MIT App Inventor, and currently working with Photoshop. As well as speaking to current students at Marian Middle School preparing them for high school and sharing her high school experience to shed light on being a minority in a predominantly Caucasian school. Mariah believes that in order to change the world you have to become the change you want to see impacting one person at a time. Mariah plans to continue to change in the community by becoming Missouri’s First Female Governor and eventually the world by becoming President of the United States. Mariah is excited to be a member of the Aspen Young Leaders Fellowship St. Louis with like-minded people impacting the community around them.