Maria Shao

Development Proposal Writer

(650) 721-4639

Maria is a writer and editor who has worked in journalism, education, business, and nonprofit organizations. She was a journalist for more than 20 years, working at The Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Boston Globe, and San Jose Mercury News. She was a business reporter for 17 years in New York, Asia (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Philippines), San Francisco, and Boston. She served as a technology business editor and deputy business editor at the Mercury News, covering Silicon Valley. She did freelance and case study writing for Stanford Graduate School of Business and wrote and edited for business clients. Maria graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.