As Engagement Manager for the Social Transformation Team, Talya believes that identifying and mitigating human rights risks and impacts in the private sector is the new frontier of human rights work. In particular, Talya champions developing business strategies and solutions which include both sustainability and human rights targets as a means to promote systemic change.

Prior to the World Benchmarking Alliance, Tayla worked for the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) in Paris, where she managed a project on integrating human rights into investment strategies. Her previous experience includes assisting in research for Human Rights Watch in Paris and New York and undertaking a civil service program with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Israel. Talya holds a BA in human rights from Columbia University in the city of New York, and a Master’s from the Sciences Po School of International Affairs in Paris, with a focus on international law.

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