Prior to joining ClimateWorks, Maya led deep decarbonization analyses and policy efforts for The Nature Conservancy out of the DC and Sacramento offices. Over the last decade she’s worked on climate change and social justice, land use planning and infrastructure, was the recipient of an Upper Midwest Human Rights Fellowship, and is an AmeriCorps VISTA alumni. Maya earned her J.D. and her B.A. (Spanish Studies, African American Studies, Political Science) from the University of Minnesota.