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Dr. Maya Rockeymoore
President and CEO/Global Policy Solutions

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.

Twitter: @MayaRockeymoore