DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR
Joined Rippel: 2022
Laila Hussain leads the development and implementation of communications strategies designed to further the understanding, value, and impact of Rippel’s work. She specializes in making complex concepts accessible to a wide range of audiences, and is committed to amplifying individual and collective voices to advance change.
Laila brings expertise in strategic communications on programs related to public health, reproductive rights, education, and impact investing in the United States and South Asia. Before joining Rippel, she was most recently part of the Knowledge and Communications team at Mission Investors Exchange, where she helped foundations and other mission-driven organizations learn about and engage in impact investing.
Laila holds an MA in Media, Culture, and Communications from NYU and an MBA from the Institute of Business Management, Pakistan.
Laila is originally from Karachi, Pakistan and first came to the US in 2010 as a Fulbright Scholar. She is motivated by her two young children and her family across three continents to leverage the power of communications to shape a new narrative around health and well-being.