- NAME: Maya Lin
- OCCUPATION: Educator, Architect, Sculptor
- BIRTH DATE: October 05, 1959 (Age: 53)
- EDUCATION: Yale University, Harvard University
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Athens, Ohio
- ZODIAC SIGN: Libra
Maya Lin was born on October 5, 1959 in Athens, Ohio. She received her bachelor’s degree from Yale, where she studied architecture and sculpture. During her senior year she won a nationwide competition to create a design for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. Her minimalist design aroused controversy but has become very popular with the public over the years.