About Caity Maple

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Place of employment (if applicable)
Quintana Cruz Company

Employer Website (if applicable)

What inspires you?
The great outdoors!

How do you think other people describe you?
Passionate, driven and probably a little stubborn.

What do you like to do in your free time?
Hiking - last year I completed the 52 Hike Challenge. I spend most of my free time out in nature.

What is your favorite food?
I love many foods, but Indian food is the best!

What is your favorite restaurant?

What’s the most interesting thing about you that most people don’t know?
I was a 16-year-old runaway that never went back home, but made the best of tough situation.

At which store would you like to max-out your credit card?
Probably REI.

What was your favorite TV show when growing up?
I didn't watch much TV growing up, I preferred to be outside.

Can you play any instruments? If so, which ones?
Does the air guitar count?

What is your superpower?
Connectivity - I connect easily with others.

You find a lottery ticket that ends up winning $10 million. What would you do?
Invest so that it provides a modest long-term income for myself while creating a fund to develop creative solutions for homelessness in Sacramento.

Who is your female hero?
I have way too many to count, but I suppose Ruth Bader Ginsburg is at the top.

What charity(s) are you involved with?
Habitat for Humanity, Hashtag Lunchbag

What local community change would you like to see?
Where do I begin? Closing the wage gap, more opportunities for women to build businesses, more affordable housing, not one homeless person without access to services...

Areas of Interest
Mentoring and being a mentee.

Who in Sacramento (business, government, nonprofit, etc.) would you like to see as the focal person for a Table for 10 event? List as many women as you’d like.
Cassandra Pye Mona Pasquil Rogers Amanda Blackwood Angelique Ashby Janine Bera Fiona Ma

Are there other types of events or services you’d like to see WomenUp offer?
Resource center (connecting members to relevant resources to accomplish their goals)

Is there some skill you’d like to offer to provide for the benefit of WomenUp members?
Lobbying - if there is a time when WomenUp would like to engage in advocacy, I'd be happy to provide that service.

Is there anything else you’d like to share with us?
Thanks for all you do!