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

Have you ever heard of the name Maia Chaka?


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!