Biography

Maya Aduba Williams is a Nigerian-American educator and dei-practitioner. She graduated from American University with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Health Promotions and holds an M.S. in Health Care Administration from the University of Maryland. Maya has over 7 years of experience working in higher education where she has sought to advocate for institutional policies and programs that promote access and equity for underserved populations. She is passionate about using data to support and improve the experiences of BIPOC identifying people. Which is why she has devoted a portion of her professional career learning and understanding survey design and data analysis. She believes that data can and should be used to promote transparency and accountability in an effort to improve the experiences of underrepresented communities.

Maya is a Houston, Texas native whose interests include event planning, interior design, traveling, DIYing, music, spending time with family, and drawing. Her research interests include intersectionality, health equity, antiracist pedagogical strategies, education policies and organizational strategic planning. Aside from these interests, Maya enjoys watching reruns of Girlfriends, Star Trek, & Frasier.

She is excited to be a part of the CRXLAB team and is looking forward to adapting a culturally responsive framework to the organization's evaluation processes.

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