Mary Ary headshot

Marie entered the foster care system at just three months of age. Since she entered the system, she has lived under the same roof with her foster mom. Marie just recently completed her undergraduate degree through Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., majoring in Computer Science Information Systems. Marie has survived personal obstacles in her life rooted in her struggles with low self-­‐esteem and sexual abuse. Now, she has developed a strong passion for encouraging others.