2008 naimi
Milken Scholar 2008
Scholar Profile

Shahla Naimi

International Development


Shahla is Program Manager for Grow with Google and Google for Education. Following a college internship at the United Nations and work with a migration-focused research firm, she worked for the Aga Khan Trust for Culture in Afghanistan on conservation and intangible heritage projects. Shahla also worked as an independent consultant for the World Bank, USAID, UNDP, Oxfam, CARE, and the Asia Foundation. In addition, she was a General Manager for TimeLooper and a Founding Board Member of Burlap and Barrel. She received her master's in sociology and anthropology from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, and she earned her bachelors degree in political science from Yale University.

High school:  California Academy of Math and Science


College Year Degree
Yale University
New Haven, CT
2012 B.A. Political Science
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
2016 M.A. Sociology and Anthropology