Mariah Murphy is currently the Development Associate at the Arab American Association of NY. She was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 2012, she left Las Vegas to study with Long Island University’s Global College, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies with a minor in International Relations. Over the course of three and a half years, she studied throughout Central America, China, Australia, Taiwan, India, Thailand, and Turkey. In 2016, she moved to Brooklyn, New York to complete her thesis, and graduated in May of 2016. Upon graduation, she began working at the Arab American Association of New York.