Mai is a Fulbright scholar and a former Program Manager at Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG), Gaza's first startup accelerator and co-working hub. For her accomplishment,s Mai was recognized as the "Change Agent ABIE" Award winner at the Grace Hopper Celebration for women in computing in 2015, and the "Best Entry Level STEM Executive" at Women in STEM conference in 2015.
Mai founded her first startup in 2012, a STEM training center and maker space that engages young minds in learning by direct training. Mai holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering, and an M.B.A. from California State University San Bernardino.