Mariama Diallo is a program associate on the Gender, Racial and Ethnic Justice-U.S. team, supporting research, learning and evaluation, and programmatic management.

Mariama joined the foundation in 2018, supporting the Advancing Gender and Reproductive Justice and Mass Incarceration Reform lines of work. Prior to joining Ford, she co-founded the SPLC on Campus chapter at SUNY Stony Brook, which supports college students becoming change agents for social justice. She also served as an immigration legal intern at the International Rescue Committee. Mariama has experience at a diverse range of cultural and performing arts institutions and organizations, including the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), The Moth, the Brooklyn Historical Society, and the Staller Center for the Arts.

Mariama holds a bachelor of arts in political science from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.