Maya has always been interested in computer science and robotics. She goes to school at Newton Country Day and has taken programming I course, currently taking a programming II course, and hopes to do AP computer science in the future. For two years she and a friend built and programmed a machine that would help elderly people take their medicine. In the future, she hopes to strengthen and continue to learn more programming languages. She wants to study marine biology and engineering in college. Her dream colleges are Harvey Mudd and Stanford.