Maya received her Diploma in Advertising Photography from the European Institute of Design in Italy and from Sinar in Switzerland. In 1988, she returned to Lebanon to establish Bianconero, the first photography studio in the Middle East at that time, and soon became a pioneer photographer who attracted major artists and major clients.
Maya established in 2010 a Digital photography studio, equipped with the most advanced cameras and lighting equipment that can accommodate any kind of photo-shoot and could handle a full production photography project as well. The studio since, hosted some of the best-known advertising campaigns for major brands in the region. Maya has also pursued an academic career, teaching photography at ALBA, at USEK’s Académie des Beaux-Arts, as well as giving private photography workshops.