MA in Nonprofit Management '15
"I’ve gained skills in the Nonprofit Management program that I believe are different from what you’d need in a for-profit organization. I’ve learned that you have to be more creative. You have to be more people-oriented. It’s not like you just have this product that you’re selling. You’re [dealing with] emotions, [with] people’s lives. The Nonprofit Management program has really given me clarity in the different aspects of program management and leadership, specifically for nonprofits, and where I should be focusing my energies most... It was great to have the opportunity to apply what I’m learning within class, to my own organization."
Layah is the Executive director of City Youth Exposure, a nonprofit that introduce youth to people, places and things that they would not normally or easily experience in their daily lives. Her interests include running, working out, interior design, and romance movies.