Community Engagement Coordinator
Maryse joined GLAD in September 2011. She received a bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where she majored in History and minored in Theater. As Co-President of Wash U's Pride Alliance, Maryse spearheaded initiatives to foster LGBT community and led educational and social awareness campaigns to ensure the safety and comfort of LGBT students. She also served as a Safe Zones Educator and led workshops on queer issues for campus faculty, staff, and students, and directed a production of The Vagina Monologues to raise money for a St. Louis women's shelter. Maryse is fluent in French, and spent a year teaching English in Paris to French elementary school students. A native New Yorker, Maryse is excited to be in Boston, and thrilled to be working for LGBT equality at GLAD.