Marie Mora is Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri–St. Louis (UMSL). With nearly 25 years as a faculty member, starting at New Mexico State University in 1995, then the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA)/University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) 2002–2019, and now UMSL, Marie has impacted the lives of many scientists through a variety of mentoring initiatives for early-career (and mid-career) STEM faculty and students. Since 2013, Marie has been Director of the American Economic Association National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Mentoring Program for underrepresented racial/ethnic minority Ph.D. economics students and new Ph.D.s. Approximately 50 Black and Hispanic students graduated with their Ph.D.s under her directorship. She has been a mentor in this program since 2006. Marie was a mentor in the NSF-funded Diversity Initiative for Tenure in Economics, 2008–2010. She is a founding member and former President of the American Society of Hispanic Economists (ASHE, now in its 19th year). She also mentored many early- and mid-career women faculty in various STEM fields as a member of the UTPA/UTRGV NSF ADVANCE Leadership Team, 2012–2019. Marie earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees in economics at the University of New Mexico (UNM), and Ph.D. in economics at Texas A&M University. Her honors include the Outstanding Service Award, ASHE; Impactful Mentor Award, AEA Mentoring Program; Inspiring Leaders in STEM, INSIGHT into Diversity; Outstanding Support for Hispanic Issues in Higher Education Award, American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education; Cesar Estrada Chavez Award, American Association for Access, Equity, & Diversity; and Distinguished Alumna, UNM Department of Economics.