Maya Wiley

Henry Cohen Professor, Senior VP for Social Justice
The New School

Maya Wiley is a nationally renowned expert on racial justice and equity. Ms. Wiley is currently the Senior Vice President for Social Justice at the New School University and the Henry Cohen Professor of Public & Urban Policy at The New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management & Urban Policy. She is an expert on Digital Equity and founded and Co-Directs the New School’s Digital Equity Laboratory. She is the Co-Chair of the New York City Department of Education’s School Diversity Working Group, formulating recommendations on school desegregation. She is the former Chair of the New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) – the independent oversight agency on police misconduct by officers in the New York Police Department and formerly served as Counsel to the Mayor of the City of New York from 2014-2016. Prior to that, Ms. Wiley served as Counsel to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.



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