Maja Winton is the Operations Manager of the California Tobacco Endgame Center for Organizing and Engagement. Prior to joining the American Heart Association, Maja has served in various operations management capacities across nonprofits and educational institutions. Most recently, Maja held roles as Assistant Director of Finance, Grants Manager, and Academic Program Manager at Drexel University. As Assistant Director of Finance, Maja was responsible for operations and budgetary oversight, policy development, and compliance. As Grants Manager, Maja advised faculty and staff in over 30 disciplines on grant proposal submission and grant deliverables management for dozens of successful projects. As Academic Program Manager, she provided oversight for eight distinct academic programs where she advised students, developed innovative marketing strategies and made programmatic improvements. Maja is a culturally sensitive, multi-lingual professional with training in Cultural Sustainability who has worked with a variety of populations domestically and internationally. Having witnessed the intersections of culture, conflict and public health, she is committed to helping the California Tobacco Endgame Center for Organizing and Engagement and the communities which it serves meet their goal of a healthier, tobacco-free future.