Big Shots Kidz – Maya Penn
Maya is a 15 year old philanthropist, environmental activist, entrepreneur, eco-designer, inspirational speaker, artist, animator, coder, illustrator, and Simon & Schuster author. She is the CEO of Maya’s Ideas, a company started in 2008 when she was just 8 years old.
She creates eco-friendly clothing and accessories. Her designs are sold all over the world including in Denmark, Italy, Australia and more. Maya says, “I love to use my creativity to give back.” 10-20% of Maya’s profits go to local and global charities and environmental organizations.
She has been featured in Forbes, The View, TIME, ESSENCE, The NRDC, NPR, CNN, Huffington Post, The Steve Harvey Show, Entrepreneur Magazine, FOX 5 Atlanta, Wired, Black Enterprise, Cosmopolitan Magazine, and many other publications. Her TEDWomen Talk has gone viral worldwide and it has over a million views and growing. Maya is the youngest female to do two back-to-back official TEDTalks. Maya is a Big Shots Kidz!
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To learn more about Maya visit http://mayasideas.com/