Maya Kukes Maya Kukes is a research editor with nearly three decades of experience in print and digital media. Highlights: * Spent 14 years as a research editor at Real Simple, starting in 2000 * In 2014, she became freelance research editor for Rodale and Time Inc. * In 2019 she became a research editor at Inc. Magazine * In 2018 she became contributing senior research editor at Real Simple About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.