Maia Leonardo, Board Co-Chair

Maia Leonardo (she/her/hers) is a non-binary trans woman originally hailing from rural upstate New York who relocated to New Haven, CT permanently in 2017. She has worked in fine dining, information technology, and development, most recently as the Marketing & Development Coordinator at the New Haven Pride Center. She is now back in IT as she pursues a computer science education with a goal of going into software engineering.She has been a member of the Board of Directors of Trans Lifeline since summer 2018, serves on the Governance Committee, and is currently Board Co-Chair. In the past, she has also served as a Hotline operator and tech volunteer. Maia, an avid electronic musician and cat mom, has interests in graphic design, computer programming, and media production, and wants to use her skills to make the world a better place for all marginalized communities, especially her own LGBTQ community.