Maya Fernandez

Maya Fernandez

Dallas Economic Opportunity Leadership Academy, Class of 2019-2020, Economic Opportunities Program

Instructional Specialist/Program Manager, Cedar Valley College, Dallas, Texas

Dr. Maya Fernandez is an Instructional Specialist in Health Information Technology and Allied Health Program Director at Cedar Valley College. She has over nine years of health care management experience. She is passionate about student success and to eliminate barriers which impede students to pursue higher education. Dr. Fernandez recently earned her Doctor of Education degree from Concordia University Texas. Dr. Fernandez is a member of Pi Lambda Theta, a national honor society for educators. She is also a recent fellow of Global Citizenship Alliance.

Maya Fernandez is a member of the Dallas Economic Opportunity Leadership Academy, Class of 2019-2020, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.

The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at

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