Kayla Brossett

pronouns: she, her, hers

Kayla Brossett, learning business consultant at Tagoras

Kayla Brossett brings to the Tagoras consulting team a history of working with higher education, edtech, nonprofit, and socially impactful organizations rooted in workforce development. With extensive consulting experience focusing on data analytics and decision-making for C-level executives, Kayla has demonstrated her ability to develop and implement strategic initiatives successfully.

Her leadership has propelled the growth and impact of numerous work-based learning models that create pathways to sustained economic advancement for the learners. Passionate about leveling the education playing field, she employs a holistic and data-driven consultative approach with a focus on exceptional learner outcomes.

During her time as the U.S. head of employer partnerships with the Wadhwani Global Foundation, she identified high-growth job sectors for community colleges to stand up skills-based learning programs for underrepresented individuals earning less than a family-sustaining wage. She engaged early partners, including Chase, Goldman Sachs, Google, Tesla, and Vinfast, and led the prototyping and iteration of educational content and curriculum.

Prior to Wadhwani, Kayla worked with ECMC Education as senior director of career services and corporate alliances. During her tenure there, Kayla collaborated across divisions and with external stakeholders to create an online course series focused on employability skills.

At Meritize, Kayla was the first board chair of the company’s committee on diversity, equity, and inclusion. Under her leadership, the organization implemented salary bands, leading to greater salary equity for BIPOC employees, and introduced an internal professional development program that resulted in increased internal promotions for BIPOC employees. As senior director of strategic partnerships for Meritize, Kayla sourced, developed, negotiated, and executed complex partnerships.

Kayla has a master’s in corporate communications from Grambling State University and a bachelor’s in journalism from Northwestern State University. Her credentials also include a Career Technical Education Leaders Fellowship at Advance CTE and serving as a National Career Clusters Framework advisor.

A fitness enthusiast, Kayla enjoys Pilates, running, hiking, and cycling. She owns a 100-year-old historic house in her hometown of Shreveport, LA, which she is actively renovating.

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