Mireya Mayor (born 1973) is an American scientist, explorer, inspirational speaker, anthropologist and wildlife correspondent for the National Geographic. She is also a former cheerleader for the NFL's Miami Dolphins. She was a Fulbright Scholar before earning a PhD in anthropology from Stony Brook University in New York.
Mayor was one of the explorers on the show Expedition Africa. She currently is a two-time Emmy Award-nominated wildlife correspondent for the National Geographic Channel. Her work has provided her with extensive field experience studying primates, tarantulas, and other wild animals.
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