About Maya Higa

Maya Higa is one of the top female streamers on Twitch and a rising star on YouTube. Her passions include wildlife conservation and education and she integrates these into her content regularly, creating some of the most unique content on Twitch. Maya is a licensed falconer and wildlife conservationist. Her livestreams feature falconry, wildlife rehab, conservation education, and charity fundraising. She created a conservation podcast in 2019 which has since aired more than 60 episodes on her channel and raised more than $80,000 for wildlife protection organizations around the globe. Recently Maya founded Alveus Sanctuary, a non-profit exotic animal sanctuary and virtual education center in central Texas and raised more than $500,000 during her first fundraising stream thanks to her amazing community and fellow streamers.

About Maya Higa

Maya Higa is one of the top female streamers on Twitch and a rising star on YouTube. Her passions include wildlife conservation and education and she integrates these into her content regularly, creating some of the most unique content on Twitch. Maya is a licensed falconer and wildlife conservationist. Her livestreams feature falconry, wildlife rehab, conservation education, and charity fundraising. She created a conservation podcast in 2019 which has since aired more than 60 episodes on her channel and raised more than $80,000 for wildlife protection organizations around the globe. Recently Maya founded Alveus Sanctuary, a non-profit exotic animal sanctuary and virtual education center in central Texas and raised more than $500,000 during her first fundraising stream thanks to her amazing community and fellow streamers.

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“I love the natural world with my whole heart and entire being. All I want is to inspire that same love in others.”

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Maya's Experience

August, 2015
Level 3 certification in Parelli Natural Horsemanship
August, 2015
June, 2016
County 4-H All Star Ambassador
June, 2016
June, 2018
Outreach Education and Exotic Animal Husbandry intern at Zoo to You Conservation Ambassadors
June, 2018
January, 2019
Outreach Education and Exotic Animal Husbandry intern at Charles Paddock Zoo
January, 2019
February, 2019

Falconry license issued by the Department of Fish and Wildlife

February, 2019
June, 2019
Education and Husbandry intern at Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary
June, 2019
June, 2020

Graduated from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo (earning Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education and Communication)

June, 2020
October, 2020 – Present
Board of Directors for a wildlife rehabilitation center in Central Texas (role focused on raptor rehabilitation and husbandry)
October, 2020 – Present
March, 2020 – Present

Governing board of Make a Wish Foundation in Central and South Texas

March, 2020 – Present
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