Dr. Maya Rockeymoore is President and CEO of Global Policy Solutions, a Washington, D.C.-based consulting firm and President of the Center for Global Policy Solutions, a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to making policy work for people and their environments. Dr. Rockeymoore has previously served as the Vice President of Research and Programs at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF), Senior Resident Scholar for Health and Income Security at the National Urban League, Chief Of Staff to Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY), Professional Staff on the House Ways and Means Committee, and as a CBCF Legislative Fellow in the office of Congressman Melvin Watt (D-NC) among other positions.
The author of many reports and articles, she is also the co-editor of Strengthening Community: Social Insurance in a Diverse America and the co-author of Plan for a New Future: The Impact of Social Security Reform on Communities of Color. Dr. Rockeymoore has been invited to testify before both chambers of the U.S. Congress on Social Security and on February 23, 2009 she was among other nationally renowned economic security experts selected to attend the Obama Administration’s White House Fiscal Responsibility Summit.
Dr. Rockeymoore holds a B.A. in political science and mass communications from Prairie View A&M University and an M.A. and Ph.D. in political science, with an emphasis in public policy, from Purdue University.