Maya Ajmera "is the founder and president of The Global Fund for Children. She is also the author of several Global Fund for Children books, including GFC’s first book, Children from Australia to Zimbabwe.
"Maya received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Bryn Mawr College and a master’s degree in public policy from the Sanford Institute of Public Policy at Duke University. She also studied and traveled in Southeast Asia as a Rotary scholar. Her previous professional positions include special assistant to the president of the Population Institute and consultant for Family Health International.
"She serves on the boards of directors of Echoing Green, the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the Washington Area Women's Foundation, and on the advisory boards of the American India Foundation, Youth Philanthropy Worldwide, Global Philanthropy Forum, and the Emerging Markets Foundation. Maya is fluent in Hindi." 
- Trustee, Blue moon fund
- Director, Washington Area Women's Foundation 
- Director, Echoing Green Foundation 
- "Biography", Accessed January 2007.