Tala is an sr associate in the New York office and joined Keystone in summer 2017. A double major from Brown University, Tala studied Statistical Analysis and Research as well as International Relations with a focus on the Middle East. Before graduating Phi Beta Kappa, Tala received the Samuel C. Lamaport Prize in International Understanding for her thesis on the intersection between the development of the European Union and the securitization of the immigration.
An avid researcher who understands the power of contextual data, Tala spent time abroad studying under the counsel of a neuroscientist whose team sought to understand the effects of toxic stress on the developing brains of Syrian refugee children housed in camps. Fluent in Arabic and Spanish, she enjoys tennis, music blogging, and public speaking.