Maya Rockeymoore Cummings

SNF Agora Visiting Fellow, AY 24-25

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is the Founder, President, and CEO of Global Policy Solutions LLC, a social change strategy firm, and a non-resident Senior Fellow at Brookings. A political scientist, policy analyst, and government affairs expert, Dr. Rockeymoore Cummings successfully directed the strategy to elevate the racial wealth gap on the national policy agenda, led a multi-million dollar leadership initiative to reverse childhood obesity and promote healthy communities, was at the forefront of the charge to save, strengthen, and expand Social Security, and conceptualized the first-ever study examining the impact of level 5 autonomous vehicle technology on the U.S. labor market. She has served on numerous boards including the National Association of Counties Financial Services Corporation (past board chair), the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (past board chair), the National Academy of Social Insurance, the National Council on Aging, and Baltimore Museum of Art. Her quotes and articles have appeared in publications such as the Washington Post and New York Times and she has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, ABC, CBS, Fox News, and NPR among many other outlets. She is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Aspen Institute Henry Crown Fellowship, Purdue University School of Liberal Arts Distinguished Alumni Award, and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Congressional Fellowship.