MAPS Welcomes Hawa Adula as Acting Communications and Advocacy Director

MAPS is excited to announce Hawa Adula as the newest member of its National Board.

Hawa brings her experience in serving and supporting public and educational institutions to the role of Acting Communications and Advocacy Director.

Hawa is a Federal strategy and analytics consultant at Deloitte. Thus far, she has worked with Human and Health Services and the International Revenue Service (IRS), where she is currently focused. At the IRS, Hawa is helping implement the Federal Contractor Tax Check System (FCTCS), which resulted from the 2019-2020 Consolidated Appropriations Act. Hawa is passionate about equity and provides pro-bono consulting services at Deloitte. She is also active in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene initiatives and the firm’s Refugee Community of Interest.

Hawa believes in the power of giving back to communities that have mentored and opened doors for her. Currently, Hawa serves on the Democracy Prep Public Schools Advisory Council and the Friends of Democracy Prep Board to support her formal high school. The Advisory Board seeks to provide strategic feedback on the school’s systems, curricular choices, policies, and practices and help drive progress towards anti-racism initiatives. The Friends of Democracy Prep Board provides valuable guidance on real estate investments for the charter/public school.

Hawa holds a BA in Political Science from Yale University. At Yale, Hawa received the Yale Alumni Community Service Fellowship and was an active volunteer in the New Haven community. As the Acting Communications and Advocacy Director, Hawa also chairs MAPS’ Communications and Advocacy Committee and can be reached at

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