Ms Maya Aguilar is Director of Communications and Operations at the Internet Governance Lab. She is also affiliated with the AU Institute on Disability and Public Policy (IDPP). She manages strategic communications, event planning and operations, as well as cultivates partnerships across campus and at the national and international levels.

Her communications portfolio includes: branding; marketing and outreach campaigns; social media engagement; publications development; and media relations efforts. She has extensive experience successfully planning and executing high-level events in Washington, DC, across the country, and around the world.

Ms. Aguilar has served Washington, DC’s nonprofit sector since 2005. Beginning as an AmeriCorps*VISTA volunteer, she has worked at education, public health, and international development nonprofit organizations performing communications, marketing, and public relations work. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College, and a M.A. in Public Communication from American University’s School of Communication.