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CEO at 17

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Find out how this 17-year-old CEO is making a HUGE impact in her community.

Mariam is a 17-year-old prodigy serving as the CEO of LEOA Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Alongside her father, Joshua Ryder, she initiated this noble venture at the young age of 11. LEOA, an acronym for "Love Each Other Always," embodies their resolute mission to give love and dignity to all by providing essential necessities such as food, clothing, toys, and educational resources. Currently, LEOA Foundation generously distributes over 10,000 pounds of groceries weekly to families in Loomis, California. For more information about the inspiring work of LEOA Foundation, visit

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