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Maya Wagoner

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Maya M. Wagoner is an interaction designer and organizer born in San Francisco and raised in Los Angeles. Prior to MIT, she received her bachelor's degree in American Studies from UC Santa Cruz, participated in the User Experience Design Immersive program at General Assembly, and worked with the Engagement Lab at Emerson College to start Boston Civic Media, a new consortium of schools and universities dedicated to civic media research and pedagogy. While in the Bay Area, she became a core organizer of Code for San Francisco, and developed an interest in using interaction design for empowerment and for meaningful participation in the development of digital services. She is interested in interfaces and edges of all kinds, and has two guinea pigs named bb and Daria.