Hi, I'm Maia.

I am a writer, sustainable food activist, yoga teacher, and dancer living in Chicago. I am passionate about using storytelling to help people treat our planet with more compassion.

My work has been featured in publications such as Cherry Bombe Magazine, Chickpea Magazine, and mindbodygreen, among others.

Offerings

With a background in environmental science and journalism, I aim to make sustainable living and eating accessible to as many people as possible. Want to read some things I've written recently? Right this way. 

Are you a human with a body? Let's practice yoga together!

Local to Chicago? plant matter is my plant-based baking side hustle.

have an impact-driven business, online platform, or publication? Let's collaborate.

I'm also the associate director of a non-profit dance company. Check out what we're up to at Echo Modern Dance Collective.

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Education 

Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University: MSJ, Comer Scholar, kappa tau alpha, Graduated June 2017

Pomona College: BA in Environmental Analysis, cum laude, Graduated December 2016

Research Thesis: Roots of a Movement: Community Action and the Impact of Urban Agriculture in Chicago