Maya Wiley Biography
Maya Wiley an American civil rights activist and former board chair of the NYC Civilian Complaint Review Board. She serves as the vice president for social justice at New School and the Henry Cohen Professor of Urban Policy and Management. She is as well the Legal Analyst for MSNBC.
Maya Wiley Education
Maya enrolled at Colombia University and graduated with a Juris Doctorate. At the university she served as the executive editor of the Colombia human rights law review, and the president of the black law student association. She as well volunteered at the AIDS Discrimination Law Clinic.
Maya Wiley Career
Moreover, Maya was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; the recipient of the Jane Marks Murphy Prize in clinical advocacy. She was a Paul Robeson Fellow and Charles Evan Hughes Fellow. Maya also joined Dartmouth University and earned her degree in psychology.
Maya has previously worked in the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Afterward, she worked in the American Civil Liberties Union, as well as the Open Society Institue. Wiley founded and served as the president of the Center for Social Inclusion. It is a national policy strategy organization that aims to reduce structural racism.
Additionally, Wiley is the Vice President for Social Justice at The New School. She was appointed the Henry Cohen Professor of Public and Urban Policy at The New School’s Milano School of Policy, Management and Environment. Maya also worked with Time Magazine, The Guardian, and Essence.com. She served as a Legal Analyst for NBC News and is also the legal analyst for MSNBC.
Maya Wiley Age
Wiley was born on January 2, 1964, in Washington, D.C, the United States. She celebrates her birthday on January 2 yearly.
Maya Wiley Height and Weight
Wiley stands tall at a height of 6 feet (1.82 m). She also has an average body weight.
Maya Wiley Family
Wiley was born to George A. Wiley and Wretha Frances Wiley. She was raised up in Washington D.C. Her father worked as a civil rights leader and the founded the Syracuse chapter of Congress of Racial Equality and also the founded the National Welfare Rights Organization.
His father was reported missing in August 1973 and he was assumed to have drowned while sailing in the Chesapeake Bay. The George Wiley Award for Exceptional Performance in Organic Chemistry for students is named in his honor at the University of Syracuse. Moreover, Her father being the iconic 1960s black activists to be remembered.
Maya Wiley Husband
Wiley is married to Harlan Mandel, the CEO of the Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF) and a business lawyer by profession with a law degree from Columbia University Law of School. The duo are blessed with two daughters named Naja Wiley Mandel and Kai Wiley Mandel. One of her daughters is a feminist. Wiley resides in Brooklyn, New York.
Maya Wiley Net Worth and Salary
Wiley is has estimated at a net worth of $1 million mainly generated from her career as a civil rights activist and Legal Analyst. Her annual salary is estimated to be $83,377.