Maya Daniel is an instructor at NAIT in the JR Shaw School of Business and the Continuing Education Event Management program. She has previously taught at the Nanjing Institute of Industry Technology in China.
Prior to her career in education, Maya worked in the hospitality and tourism industry within hotels, restaurants, and special events in Toronto and Edmonton. Her hotel experience ranges from independent boutique properties to large international brands, where she specialized in Catering Management, Sales, and Banquets. Maya has also worked as a Consultant at MacEwan University in the department of Conference and Event Services where she focussed on large scale conferences.
Maya holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Ryerson University, a Master of Arts in Tourism Management from Royal Roads University, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Education in Adult Learning through the University of Calgary.
As an avid traveller, Maya has spent time in Asia, the Middle East, Europe, North and South America, and the Caribbean for work and pleasure, but she is a prairie girl who is proud to call Edmonton home.