Martha Racheal Patten hails from Sinoe County, Liberia. She was born on September 16, 1994 to Miss Patience Baker and the late Woodro B. Patten. She is a young female leader who started demonstrating leadership ability right from her high school days where she served as student council president of St. Michael Catholic High School, Gardnersville, Liberia, during the 2010/2011 academic school year. That same year, she graduated from high school as Valedictorian of her class at the age of 16. In 2016, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry (cum laude) from the University of Liberia and also graduated from the Lux en Tenebries Honors Scholars Program at the University of Liberia. She is currently a 2nd year Doctor in Training at A. M. Dogliotti College of Medicine where she is pursuing her Doctor of Medicine. Over the years, she has volunteered with several youth organizations in Liberia like the National Youth and Children Advisory Board (NYCMB), Smiling Faces Int. and Smart Liberia. She is an entrepreneur who co-founded a natural juice company whose aim is to reduce the national intake of sugar and promote healthy living through refreshing drink. From the proceeds of her business, she intends on funding a not-for profit which would focus on improving health care delivery in Liberia and Africa at large. She is a 2018 YALI Nigeria cohort 4 fellow. She is a role model.