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Maya Brahmam

Senior Communications Officer
Maya Brahmam is a Senior Communications Officer at the World Bank Group. She has managed communications for a range of clients within the World Bank, including the Bank’s Chief Economist and the high-level independent Commission on Growth and Development, chaired by Nobel Laureate, Michael Spence.

Maya handles communications for the newly created Global Themes Vice Presidency, which comprises different Groups, such as Fragility, Conflict and Violence, Gender, Infrastructure/PPPs/Guarantees, Knowledge Management, and Climate Change.Previously, she led the work on private sector engagement in the Global Engagement team in External and Corporate Relations.  Before that, Maya led communications for the World Bank’s Knowledge Exchange and Learning department, where she successfully launched the World Bank’s first Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) on climate change, citizen engagement, and risk. She has developed and led innovative campaigns for the Bank; examples include the Nike-World Bank "Party in the Park" for gender equality and Arab Voices and Views, a high-level forum on the Middle East and North Africa. She organized and curated TEDx Sendai on the theme of natural disasters and TEDx WBG on the theme of Ending Poverty. In October 2015, she organized the first WikiStage WBG Lima on Social Inclusion.

Her areas of interest include growth and development, gender, climate change, youth, and knowledge for development. A native English speaker, she is fluent in French and is proficient in Spanish.