Maita Schade joined Agora Verkehrswende in October 2020. She is responsible for project activities in the area of electromobility, including in particular the analysis and processing of transportation and vehicle data.
Working with data at the crossroads of technology and society has been a key aspect of Maita’s career: Most recently, she coordinated the establishment of an online division for the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), a political science research institute at Vanderbilt University. Prior to that, she worked as a management consultant for Digital McKinsey. She has also interned at the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT), where she gained experience in transport policy.
Maita holds master’s degrees in city planning and transportation engineering, both from UC Berkeley; a Master’s in physics from the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics; and a Bachelor’s in physics from MIT.
Song choice for the Agora Verkehrswende Mix: Drive My Car (The Beatles).