Maya Thurston is the Fall 2021 Event Planning Intern. From Baltimore, Maryland, Maya has come to the Washington D.C. area to study Television and Film Production at Howard University. As a current junior at Howard University Maya has been able to grow into her most authentic creative self.
Previously, Maya has been granted the opportunities to teach and study other languages in Costa Rica. Since being given the opportunity to learn abroad she ycarried her appreciation for other cultures.
Before joining the FEA team, Maya worked as a social media marketing intern for Tammy ‘Dele Films. She currently works for various student-led organizations on campus that allow her to engage with her creative side including her current role as social media liaison for a campus Youtube channel. Maya has 5+ years in customer service, having worked as a cashier, bakery associate and caterer.