Mikaila Leonardi joined Oak Foundation in August 2013 as Programme Assistant for the Child Abuse Programme. Prior to joining Oak Foundation, Mikaila worked at Article 15 Foundation (2011 – 2013) as the volunteer database manager and project associate. The foundation focused on helping working children gain access to non-traditional basic education, learn about business development and advocate for their rights. She also has experience in the eco-tourism sector. Mikaila is a native of Seattle, USA, though has been living in Switzerland since 2006. She graduated from Webster University Geneva in 2009 with a M.A. in international relations.