Jewelry and home décor designer who's known as the founder and CEO of Maya Brenner Designs. She's the author of Beaded Jewelry: Create Your Own Style and she's been featured in magazines such as Lucky, InStyle, Cosmopolitan, and Glamour.
She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from University of California, Irvine and a Master's Degree in Social Work from Hunter College School of Social Work.
She began making jewelry while working as a social worker to help her with stress.
She and her partner Dustin Lancaster have a son named Otis. She has a daughter, Sadie, and son, Jack, from a previous marriage.