She is the 2021 Ambassador of National Educational Association (NEA) Read Across America.
Marley launched the #1000BlackGirlBooks drive in November of 2015, leveraging the power of social media to reach a larger audience. The goal was to collect 1,000 books featuring Black female protagonists by February 2016. The story went viral and was picked up by media outlets around the world as well as bloggers, schools, youth-focused organizations and millions of individuals who wanted to participate in the project. Marley has collected over 13,000 books to-date.
She is the host and Executive Producer of Netflix’s Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices.
In her Editor in Residency at ELLE, Marley has been in conversation with Ava DuVernay, Misty Copeland and Hillary Clinton for Elle.com. She is currently the Co-Editor in Chief of The Pioneer, West Orange High School newspaper and has authored several articles for publications in Glamour and Elle.com.
Marley has spoken at the White House’s United State of Women alongside Michelle Obama and Oprah, The Forbes Women’s Summit, United Nation’s Girl Up, Inbound, CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion, the Social Innovation Summit and several others. Marley was recognized by TIME, as one of the 25 most influential teens in 2018.