Biography

Maura joined Boston After School and Beyond as Data Strategy Manager in December 2011. Maura oversees BASB’s efforts to provide comprehensive information on the Out of School Time field in the city of Boston, and to encourage stakeholders to leverage data to drive program access, quality and alignment with school goals, including management of BostonNavigator. Maura has worked extensively on local Washington DC policy on a variety of social urban issues in addition to nonprofit governance and philanthropic consulting work. Her work included efforts to reform the DC Child Support agency, advocating for more local fiscal control, developing citywide workforce development strategies, and working on environmental policy. Maura's work in the philanthropic sector includes work at GMA Foundations, where she managed portfolios for several foundation as well as conducted sector research on impact analysis. Recently, she authored a strategic policy agenda to guide the Washington Area Women’s Foundation efforts to strengthen educational and career pathways for low-income young girls in the District of Columbia. In addition, she has conducted research on nonprofit governance, organizational capacity, the economic impact of the nonprofit sector in the US, and on Board of Director effectiveness. Maura received a Master of Public Policy Degree from University of California Berkeley, Goldman School of Public Policy and an undergraduate degree in Psychology and The Study of Women, Gender, and Sexuality from Harvard University.