Kayla J. Bynum is a Youth/Workforce Development Specialist and Advisor at Our Piece of the Pie, a youth-centered organization whose mission is to help urban youth become economically independent adults. Kayla has received a M.Ed. in Community Engagement from the School of Education and Social Policy at Merrimack College. Prior to arriving to Merrimack College, Kayla studied Sociology and Criminology at Eastern Connecticut State University.
Kayla Bynum is a member of the Hartford Workforce Leaders Academy, Class of 2017-18, one of several Workforce Leadership Academies in localities across North America.
The Workforce Leadership Academies are part of the Economic Opportunity Fellows Network, a network of leadership and fellowship programs run by the Aspen Institute Economic Opportunities Program. Within this Network, EOP connects national and local leaders from across sectors — nonprofit, government, business, philanthropy, academia, and more — to advance policies and practices with the potential to help low- and moderate-income Americans thrive in today’s economy. Learn more at as.pn/eofn.