What About Me?
Hello! My name is Mariam Elgafy and I am a Graduate student at the University of Cincinnati. I graduated from UC with a double major in Education and Communication, with a minor in Political Science. I am currently earning my MA in Communication. As part of my MA program, I am teaching Public Speaking and Business Communication classes in UC's Department of Communication. Post-Masters, I plan to apply to Law school where my love for policy making, educational reform, and political science can come to full bloom.
Full plate? Not quite.
But allow me to tell you my story....
I have been told that having too many interests means a person is labelled "undecided" or "too ambitious"; but I would have to strongly disagree. I am focused on who I want to become and through many experiences have come to know the path to my personal success. And if it takes a double major, a minor, 3 part-time jobs, and athletic performance, then let it be. Focus, determination, and perseverance.
I have always believed in education being key to civilization and eventually granting the rights of others. I spoke out on behalf of the oppressed and soon labelled as "The Voice of the Voiceless". I have come to realize that I would rather give others the platform to speak and ignite their personal stories; because the power of storytelling and personal narratives is unparalleled.
I speak. For you. For me. My voice is heard.
To speak louder. Challenge more. Give more. Browse more. Think bigger. Love harder. Achieve the impossible.