Mikayla is passionate about systems change to make health as accessible and equitable as possible. With experience in the non-profit, academic, and government sectors, she is skilled at solving problems by facilitating communication among stakeholders, synthesizing information, and highlighting racial equity. Mikayla has experience leading diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) dialogues and trainings. She enjoys building deep relationships and facilitating authentic conversations that catalyze growth in individuals and organizations. Mikayla began her career as a family support counselor and grassroots community organizer, so she always tries to center the people most impacted by decisions.
Mikayla’s academic training includes a bachelor’s degree in psychology and Spanish, and two master’s degrees in social work and public health from The Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Originally from Boulder, Mikayla is happy to call Colorado her home again after many years away. She drinks more tea than water, has an obsession with cats, and loves anything sparkly.