Founding Director, Mama Hope
Nyla received her undergraduate degree in International Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her graduate degree from the European University of Peace Studies in Austria, where she held a graduate research position at Education for Peace International in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
Her work experience includes posts at the International Peace Bureau and UNESCO’s International Bureau of Education. She also worked as the Program Director of the Pacific Rim Foundation (PRF) in San Francisco. At PRF she directed day-to-day operations and worked with diplomatic organizations from five continents to secure participation in international peace events.
In 2007, Nyla was the Africa Program Coordinator for the UN Environment Program’s San Francisco Delegation to Kenya. It was during this trip that she decided to create her own organization to provide resources to community based organizations in the developing world.
Women On The Rise Symposium
General Assembly is offering four women the chance to take their careers in tech to a new level through an educational journey kicking off in San Francisco this September.