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Kayla L. James

Operations Assistant

Operations Assistant

Kayla (she/her/hers) earned her bachelor's degree from Indiana State University (ISU) where she studied Human Resources. She continued on to study at Colorado Technical University (CTU) where she received her master’s degree in Business Administration.

Before joining Northwestern, she spent several years in education as an interim middle school teacher. Here she cultivated and mentored students to find value in their education.

One of her favorite quotes is:

“Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today.” — Malcolm X