Maya Soetoro


Maya Soetoro is a Consultant on the International Team at the Obama Foundation and a Faculty Specialist at the University of Hawaiʻi. Previously, she was the Director of the Matsunaga Institute for Peace at the University of Hawaiʻi where, in addition to leading outreach and development initiatives, she taught Leadership for Social Change, Peace Movements, Peace Education, and Conflict Management. For many years, she worked at the University of Hawaiʻi College of Education where she taught Multicultural Education, Social Studies Methods, and Peace Education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Maya is the Co-Founder of Ceeds of Peace, the Peace Studio, and the Institute for Climate and Peace.