Preferred Pronouns

she/her/hers

Undergraduate Institution

Florida State University

Organization

Outward Bound California Bay Area

Position

Outdoor Educator

Current Location

San Francisco, CA

Hometown

Sarasota

Personal Interests

  • Ceramics
  • Swimming & People

Professional Interests

  • Arts, Music, and Culture
  • Open Space Preservation and Parks

Strengths

  • Context
  • Futuristic
  • Ideation
  • Learner
  • Restorative

Leila is a field staff member of Outward Bound California Bay Area. Her work aims to break down the cultural divide between the humans and nature, along with providing opportunities in the outdoors for underrepresented youth. She intentionally designs curriculum for outdoor courses that decentralizes white values and narratives, encouraging self-reflection and creativity in her students. She completed an Americorps Public Allies year at the Eagle Rock School & Professional Development center after she graduated with honors from Florida State University with a B.S. in Environment & Society.