Maya Thiagarajan
Jury Chair & Author

Maya earned a BA in English from Middlebury College and a Masters in Education Policy from Harvard University. She spent seventeen years teaching high school English in the USA and Singapore. She is the author of “Beyond The Tiger Mom: East-West Parenting for the Global Age,” and she writes widely on parenting and education. She is currently the Founder and Education Director of TREE, an organization that develops, supports, and inspires teachers.