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Maria Yuan

Read about some resources that Maria Yuan, Founder of IssueVoter thinks are useful for leadership and life in general.

Maria Yuan

Maria Yuan

Founder
IssueVoter
IssueVoter
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IssueVoter

I must recommend IssueVoter as the best way to be civically engaged year-round. Individuals use IssueVoter to get alerts about new bills related to issues they care about, send opinions to their Representative before Congress votes, and track how often s/he represents them. We are the only site that provides a personalized scorecard of how your rep voted.

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The Four Agreements

This book is a quick read and offers some wise advice that can be applied to all aspects of ones life.

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Personal Advice

Ask yourself, "would you regret not doing this?" If the answer is yes, you owe it to yourself to try. I've found this simple question to be a powerful gut check and framework for decision making.

About Maria Yuan

Maria Yuan is the Founder of IssueVoter, a non-partisan platform that offers everyone a voice in our democracy by making civic engagement accessible, impactful, & efficient. Maria’s political experience includes introducing and passing a bill as a constituent, working in a State Representative’s office in Texas, and managing and winning one of the most targeted races in Iowa – an open seat in a swing district. Maria’s professional experiences include recruiting, social enterprise, investment banking, strategy, and corporate development. Maria has consulted the San Francisco Conservation Corps, PlaNet Finance, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and Urban Outfitters. She has served on the boards of Gibney Dance and The University of Texas Co-Op, and was a founding member of Friends of the Children NY’s Young Professionals Board. Maria earned degrees from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania and The University of Texas at Austin. Maria’s writing has appeared in Huffington Post and The Hill, and she has spoken at SXSW, The Social Innovation Summit, Shearman & Sterling, UBS, NYU, and the University of Pennsylvania.