- Program Manager MEXICO
Maya joined IYF in July 2022 as Program Manager of gender-oriented programs related to the development of IT, socio-emotional, and labor market skills. She holds a bachelor´s degree in Tourism Business Administration. She witnessed displacements and inequalities of Indigenous Peoples in Mexico and for that reason transitioned her career into the social sector. Maya has collaborated with multiple non-profits and earned an expert degree in Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights, and International Cooperation, in addition to studies in Cultural Rights & Megaprojects and Fundraising & Development Foundations. She has experience in implementing programs for rural and indigenous communities, and for the past four years, her leadership in interventions has empowered youth in entrepreneurship and employability opportunities. Maya is committed to safeguarding rights and equal opportunities for all.
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Country of birth Mexico
- Hobbies: Ultimate Frisbee, outdoor sports, Latin rhythms, and meditation