Meet Alexia Ayuk, The 19 year-old who helped put more than 20,000 books into the hands of low-income students
Alexia Ayuk.co-founded a non-profit organization that helped put more than 20,000 books into the hands of low-income students 👏
The Future Leader and a changemaker at the University of Maryland College Park,
tells 7News, “In high school is when I really started to want to be more involved with student engagement and started working with faculty and teachers to do so.”
In 2017, she co-founded a non-profit organization which helped put more than 20,000 books into the hands of low-income students.
“We also gave them to a lot of family shelters in the area,” said Ayuk.
“One of my mentoring opportunities is the QUEST Honors Program. I am a mentor for a group of sophomores,” she said.
The dedicated student who majors in Operations Management and Business Analytics is also the President of the Smith Undergraduate Student Association.
“We founded the Inclusion Accountability and Oversight Coalition. It’s basically a body that helps to audit each other’s diversity and inclusion practices to hold each other accountable,” she explained.
Alexia Ayuk, with a 3.8 GPA, has received numerous academic honors and is a recipient of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.
“I really want to make sure my work is centered around people-oriented work and the betterment of community,” Ayuk said.