August 6, 2021

The Women of the Future Podcast: Layla Yarjani

Layla Yarjani is Chief Operating Officer of Little Bridge, a company focused on allowing millions of children around the world to learn to read, write, listen and speak English through a social, immersive, games-based community.


Prior to Little Bridge, Layla spent five and a half years in consulting, during which, as an advisor to UNICEF, she founded the NEXTGen London network of young professionals supporting UNICEF’s work in Europe, also advising on refugee integration and entrepreneurial projects.


A graduate of the University of Texas, with vast and diverse international experience having lived in the UK, Iran, Spain and several major US cities; Layla’s philanthropic journey started when she was just 14 in founding ‘Club Hope’ – standing for ‘Helping Out People Everywhere.’


Winner of the Women of the Future Award in the Technology and Digital category in 2020, Layla believes education is an enabler to the pursuit of happiness and has a huge passion for improving the lives of children through education and sustainable development.



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