Maya Chupkov is a stuttering advocate and community organizer. As a woman who stutters, she is working to shift societal norms around stuttering and the disability community. Maya lives in San Francisco with her fiancé and dog.
SAN FRANCISCO — April 20, 2023 – Stuttering advocate and podcaster Maya Chupkov is the recipient of a 2023 California Documentary Project grant from California Humanities. Chupkov was awarded $35,000 to support Bringing Unheard Stories of People Who Stutter in California to the Mainstream, a Proud Stutter limited audio documentary project that will lift up the diverse experiences of Californians who stutter across cultures, peoples and histories. Her audio documentary will bring to life the multi-layered experience of Californians who stutter, a community that often feels marginal ..read more