Mariam Awlia is a PhD student and active and dedicated KAUST volunteer. She provides selfless service to social responsibility community projects in Thuwal, such as the Back to School backpack initiative for school children and a project called Springboard, where Mariam shared her life story with Thuwal ladies in order to inspire and motivate them to think about their future. Back at KAUST, Mariam has helped out with science activities during WEP, is active in the Graduate Student Council and Green Group and has been involved in projects that help improve the daily life of students, so they achieve a good balance between university and home life. Mariam is described as a role model for young Saudi's - she understands the importance of education, works hard and is open minded and respectful as she interacts with people from all cultures.
Published: May, 2017