Marjorie Boafo Appiah aka Marjy Marj is a visionary, management consultant, author and speaker. She has leveraged her public speaking experience to fundraise for organizations and to empower communities. She is a sought-after speaker who keeps the crowd entertained and engaged at all times.
Marjy is the founder of Innovation Abound – a company that gives creative ideas the opportunity and resources to flourish. She is also the founder of Girls for STEAM, an organization dedicated to promoting education amongst children aged 6-18.
As a community leader, Marjy is the vice chairman of the Hub City Writers Project Board of Directors. She also serves as a Trustee at the Charles Lea Center Foundation, The Spartanburg Regional Foundation and at Spartanburg Day School. In the past, she has worked with the American Red Cross, Women Giving for Spartanburg and The National Kidney Foundation to promote the organizations' core values.
As a literary advocate, Marjy believes in the importance of representation in literature. In 2015, she partnered with her family and friends to launch the Giving Book Day program. As a result, she collaborates with schools, bookstores and publishing houses to distribute books to school aged children in the United States. In 2019, Giving Book Day enlarged its footprint by partnering with Project Lit Ghana and Ghanaian schools to gift books by authors of African descent to children and young adults in Ghana. The project is ongoing. Other partners in the reading initiative include Barnes and Noble, Hub City Bookshop, Leadership Spartanburg and benefactors from the Clear the List movement.
Marjy is the author of The Shimmigrant and Same Elephants.
Her novel, The Shimmigrant, debuted as a number 1 new release in 2019.
Same Elephants debuted as a top 10 release in March 2020.
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