Maia Chaka

Highlighting three Black women, Maia Chaka, Felecia M. Nave and Mia Schultz, who are breaking barriers and choosing to challenge inequity through their work and leadership. 

Maia Chaka, 38, officiated her first NFL game over the weekend, becoming the first black woman to ref an NFL game. She was the line judge during the game between the Carolina Panthers and New York Jets, which aired on CBS Sunday afternoon.