Maggie grew up in Stamford, CT and received a bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from the University of Virginia in 2012. After graduating, Maggie arrived in Kansas City by joining the 2012 Teach For America-Kansas City Corps, where she taught high school science (chemistry, anatomy and physiology, physics, and environmental science) for 3 years at African Centered College Preparatory Academy in Kansas City, Missouri.
Maggie transitioned from the classroom to her current position at JUNTOS as the Project Coordinator of T-SCORE, an NIH SEPA grant which aims to connect health science teachers with KUMC researchers in Kansas City, Kansas and across the state to develop engaging curricula and experiences for students. As the SEPA Project Coordinator, Maggie organizes the implementation of the T-SCORE program goals and manages the different research teams to help facilitate T-SCORE, including the Educational Advisory Committee, Evaluation Team, Professional Development Team, and Website Development Team.
Maggie has a passion for learning and working in an interdisciplinary environment that combines science, education, and health to support underserved populations. She is currently pursuing a Master’s in Public Health, concentrating in Public Health Management. In her free time, Maggie loves playing in an adult league ice hockey team and snowboarding.