Layla (she/hers) is a Seattle native and an advocate in the tSB community since 2005. She started as Prophet, served as Peer Leader, volunteered as a mentor and snowboard instructor. Layla joined the tSB staff in October 2017 and served as the Program Assistant, Development Coordinator, Development Manager and in June 2021 was promoted to Director, Development & Communications.

Prior to tSB, she served as the Grants and Administration Assistant with the Women’s Foundation of Nepal and as a paralegal in the Seattle area. Layla received her B.A. in Anthropology and International Studies from the University of Washington in 2010 and her M.A. in International Studies in 2017. She hopes to pursue her passion for global advocacy, human rights and development in the future.

You can contact Layla with any questions regarding volunteering and fundraising at