Maia Chaka Hired as NFL’s 1st Black Female Official

Have you ever heard of the name Maia Chaka?

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Brian Hedden, Journalist

Well you might have seen her in the NFL during its 2020 campaign, which was cut short by the Corona-virus pandemic. Maia’s years of hard work, dedication, and perseverance -including a part in the NFL officiating development program have earned her a position as an NFL official. Maia is a trailblazer as the first Black female official and inspires us toward normalizing women on the football field!