Mariama joined AIR in April 2023 and works with a diverse group of partner organizations and other stakeholders to develop, launch and facilitate TechSprints and other innovation-focused programs. Throughout her career, she has successfully delivered advisory services to financial services clients, specializing in business transformation, program management, system implementations and process refinement. A former Director in KPMG's Advisory Group, Mariama provided expert advice to Fortune 500 companies on business integration and financial models.
Mariama is also the former chairperson of the National Association of Black Accountants Annual Gala Evening and currently serves on the board of Yehri Wi Cry, which works to improve conditions for women and children living in Sierra Leone. She is a true leader with a passion for making a difference in her community. Her commitment to serving others extends beyond her professional career. She is the founder of The Green White & Blue Ball, an annual gala in the Washington D.C. area celebrating Sierra Leone's day of independence. She is also a mother of three teenage boys and loves to travel and experience different cultures.