Maia was born in New York City, grew up in a small town in upstate New York, and graduated from Amherst College in Massachusetts. Before moving to Sitka, Maia worked for a legal nonprofit in Minnesota, a literary agency in New Jersey, and an educational nonprofit in New York. During her first year in Sitka, she worked for the U.S. Forest Service, using social media to tell the stories of restoration projects happening on the ground. As Digital Organizer for SCS, she works to bridge storytelling and advocacy, using online platforms such as social media to connect people with opportunities to take action on the issues that matter to them. Maia loves walking along the beach at low tide, crocheting, reading and writing, and learning about the complex ecosystems and histories of Sitka and the Tongass National Forest.
Contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org