Maha has her M.S. in Pharmacological Sciences, concentrating on Medical Cannabis Sciences and Therapeutics at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, the nation’s first graduate program dedicated to studying cannabis. She received her undergraduate in Mathematics and Sociology at UCLA, where she founded the University’s first official cannabis student group, Cannaclub at UCLA. Under Maha’s leadership, Cannaclub expanded to 20 universities across the nation with over 5,500 members. As President of Cannaclub, Maha organized cannabis events, conferences, job fairs, corporate social responsibility initiatives, and developed academic cannabis curricula.