Maya Siegel is a Chinese-American activist and environmentalist leading purpose-driven work at the intersection of social media and social impact. She spends her time analyzing how companies can be successful while generating community wealth and promoting environmental stewardship.
At 21 years old, Maya has already worked in various roles for companies including Google, Bumble, JUV Consulting and has worked in marketing roles since 2017.
She currently serves as the Social + Creative Operations Manager at Intersectional Environmentalist and the founder of Space to Speak while running her own business designing websites for Gen Z leaders. She is best known for her anti-sexual violence work and has been featured in The Washington Post, HuffPost, MTV, Teen Vogue, and the NYT Upfront.
Maya began translating her organizing skills to the digital space upon joining ThinkOcean in 2018, where she spent two years helping scale and transition the youth network into an international nonprofit. She then spent a year empowering young women through her work with Gen Z Girl Gang before starting her own project, Space to Speak, which has become a growing community of survivors and allies reclaiming power and healing together. In April 2020, they helped raise over $118,000 for survivors experiencing domestic violence during the pandemic.
MURALS winner for Service Learning & Leadership at CSU (2021) • Gurls Talk Ambassador (2021) • 25 Under 25 Social Entrepreneurs (2020) • Youth Expert (2019) • SOYP Youth Delegate (2019) • Girlboss Rally Game Changer (2019) • Environmental Excellence (2018)
Maya is fascinated by the impact technology can have as a tool to address social and environmental issues. She works to ideate and implement content that is valuable to target audiences and hits success criteria defined by companies. Maya has worked with nonprofits, startups, and large companies. She is a natural problem solver that brings creativity, integrity, and passion to every project she works on.
Maya's services include digital strategy, web design, and social media management.
“May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears."
― Nelson Mandela
“Peace can exist only in the present moment."
― Thich Nhat Hanh
Maya specializes in showcasing Gen Z leaders as their most powerful selves, with her clients typically being community leaders and purpose-driven organizations that are challenging the status quo in their industry.
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"Maya is incredibly patient and flexible and makes sure it's just how you'd like it. She is also quick, diligent, and self starting."
-Deja Foxx, Founder of GenZ Girl Gang
"Maya is one of the most hardworking, passionate, and discipline individuals I have ever had the chance to work with."
-Nadya Okamoto, Founder of August
"Maya is a phenomenal website designer and is devoted to ensuring every client is happy with the final product!"
-Irene Franco Rubio, Writer
"Maya really listens. I definitely recommend working with her-- the process was very easy."
-Daniel Spurgeon, Writer & Creator
"She is such a kind, patient person and was able to take my vague idea and turn it into a colorful and fully functioning website."
-Sophia Kianni, Founder of Climate Cardinals