Maya is the daughter of entrepreneurial immigrants and was raised to understand the importance of giving back to her community. She moved to Cambridge from the Bay Area to pursue an MBA from MIT Sloan, eager to increase her impact in the world around her. Beforehand, she worked in data analytics and operations strategy at Illumina and Tesla, companies she was excited about because of their strong mission statements. She lives in the Central Square area and has enjoyed exploring the local Cambridge area and community. She is excited to be a part of Cambridge Local First to support small business development and entrepreneurial opportunities within the Cambridge ecosystem.