Research areas: Status of Women in the States, Status of Women in the Middle East and North Africa
Layla Moughari joined IWPR in September 2009 as Research Program Associate. Previously, Layla was Senior Government Affairs Assistant at the Mortgage Bankers Association and worked as an IWPR work-study student focusing on the demographic composition of paid sick leave recipients in the U.S. labor force. Layla was a New Leaders fellow at the Center for Progressive Leadership and has worked with the National Council of Women’s Organizations and the American Association of University Women’s Lobby Corps. Additionally, Layla co-authored "Work-Life Policies for the Twenty-First Century Economy,” with the Mobility Agenda. She has a Masters degree in Public Policy, focusing in Women’s Studies, from the George Washington University, and graduated cum laude from the University of Florida with a B.A. in Women’s Studies and a B.S. in Psychology.