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Junior Associate for Health Policy
Maya Brod joined Burness Communications in February 2012 as a Communications Coordinator on the Health Policy team. She provides communications support through media outreach, list development, research, writing and social media. She works on behalf of multiple clients, including the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Health Care Cost Institute, and the Society of General Internal Medicine.
Prior to joining Burness, Maya was the Communications and Development Coordinator of Young Invincibles (YI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to advocating on behalf of 18 to 34 year-olds nationwide. During her time at YI, Maya developed online strategies for outreach efforts, provided internal communications support, and conducted policy research on health and higher education issues. Earlier, Maya worked as an intern on Capitol Hill for Congresswoman Kathy Dahlkemper.
Maya graduated summa cum laude from Allegheny College in 2010 with a major in political science and a minor in communications. During her college years, she took time off to volunteer as a teacher in Ghana, where she raised funds and initiated the construction of a community library. In her free time, Maya enjoys cooking, travelling and being outdoors. She is a volunteer judge for the DC Short Film Festival and a member of the 2012 Class of Jeremiah Fellows, a program for young Jewish leaders committed to social change.