Diaka Thiam is a recent graduate from Penn State Abington University. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychological and Social Sciences. As an undergraduate, she was actively engaged in community service and helping people in need. She found her passion for service through volunteering for different non-profit organizations in the Philadelphia area. After graduating, Diaka published her first poetry book.
Diaka interned for Girls Inc. during her last semester at Abington. As a facilitator, she enjoyed empowering the girls in any way that she could. Diaka would like to continue to work with youth and serve as a guide for them.