Cayla is a 2009 MassSTAR conference alumna and has been involved in the organization ever since. She has served as a Junior Facilitator, Junior Board Member, One-Day Conference Co-Chair, Miss Outstanding, Director of Programming, and Keynote Speaker in 2019. Cayla is excited to be re-joining the organization as the Director of Alumni.
Cayla is currently a practicing attorney in the field of military justice. She received her Juris Doctor degree, with honors, in 2018 from New England Law | Boston. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Global Studies and Spanish, with honors, from Providence College in May 2015. She loves the interaction of law, social justice, civic engagement, and public policy, and was inspired to study this field among others because of MassSTAR and the MYL Foundation.
Cayla’s dedicated to public service is attributed to the MYL Foundation and a few of her previous internships, including City of Boston Law Department, Congressman Joe Kennedy, and the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative Cayla attributes many of her networking, event planning, organizational and other professional skills to her MassSTAR experience and fellow OUTSTANDING alumni/friends. She is grateful for the opportunity to work with talented and inspirational students and volunteers every year.