Ryan comes to The MAVEN Project straight out of the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. What he lacks in experience he makes up with a background in writing and a passion for helping others. Previously, Ryan worked as a writer and editor for a variety of websites and research teams. While attending college, Ryan volunteered at Craig’s Place Homeless Shelter in Amherst, working as a cook to provide free meals to a large homeless population. As the Project Associate at The MAVEN Project, he hopes to continue to bring help to those in need.