Maya Gutierrez joined FM3 as a Researcher in May 2023. Her primary focus is on environmental justice, energy and water policy. Her background has spanned various fields from archaeology to education to public policy research. Prior to joining FM3, Maya worked at IDEATE California, an issue-specific policy development and public relations company, working in the policy areas of energy, utilities and sustainability.
Maya received a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a Bachelor’s degree in Ancient Near East and Egyptology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2013. She also received a Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) degree from the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs in 2023 with an award for Outstanding Academic Achievement.