Inspiring Change through the Power of Platforms with Mariah White
Meet Mariah White, an exceptional college student-athlete who was named 2021’s Arthur Ashe Jr. Female Sports Scholar of the Year in April this year.
The Ashe program is part of Diverse’s quarter-century legacy of recognizing young, outstanding minority men and women who have distinguished themselves in their academic and athletic pursuits. Of the nearly 1,000 scholar-athletes nominated, White was chosen for best exemplifying the standards of scholarship, athleticism, and humanitarianism. Tune in as she shares her biggest sources of inspiration and how her passion on the court translates to her endeavors off the court.
We hope you enjoy getting to know her better in this sit-down conversation with your host Ralph Newell.
KEY POINTS / MAIN TAKEAWAYS:
What inspires Mariah most about Arthur Ashe.
Using platforms to initiate change.
How Mariah’s defense game translates to her personal life.
Plans for Mariah’s transfer to Missouri State.
Thoughts on disparities in women’s facilities during the NCAA Tournament.
“It’s one thing that somebody can’t take away from me. I know what I have inside me, the strength that I hold, the passion that I have, with any aspect of my life.”
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