Laila Shabir

Laila Shabir is the founder and CEO of LearnDistrict, an educational media company, best known for its “Girls Make Games” project. An MIT graduate, Laila learned the ropes of finance and policy-making through jobs on Wall Street and Capitol Hill before going on to launch LearnDistrict with her husband. Together, they are pursuing their joint passion for making learning accessible through entertainment and innovative curriculum design, with their Girls Make Games camps and workshops, and eventually schools.