About this Speaker
Maura is a mission-driven strategist and Emmy-winning producer with experience in management, digital marketing and partnership development. Through her consultancy practice, Purple Mountain Media, Maura helps organisations and nonprofits develop and launch projects, and creative engagements that amplify their brand and social impact. Her career spans leadership positions in broadcast television at PBS/ WNET where she helped raise over $17 million for programs and EdTech initiatives — to working with top-media companies, such as The Jim Henson Co, PBS Kids, Tribeca Film Festival.
Passionate about women’s leadership and gender equality, Maura is the Director of LEAP (Leadership Executive Acceleration Program) for emerging women executives, and an Adviser to EdSnaps (Educational Snapshots), a nonprofit that introduces underserved girls to STEM careers. Maura was elected to the Board of Directors of NY Women in Film & Television, a leading association that promotes gender equality in the entertainment sector. Maura holds a Masters from NY Institute of Technology where she was also an adjunct lecturer.