Myla Skinner - Baumhart Scholar
Myla Skinner is the chief of staff to the CEO at OneGoal - a national college access and persistence organization that believes that every young person in this country should have equitable access to achieve their greatest post-secondary aspiration. Prior to joining OneGoal in 2018, Myla led strategy and community business and workforce development initiatives for the University of Chicago in the Office of Civic Engagement. Myla’s love and commitment to Chicago community development and social justice began in 2007 at Cara Chicago, a workforce development organization that seeks to build communities through people by providing access to quality employment opportunities for individuals impacted by poverty. Myla is the mother to a 18-year-old son who is her greatest inspiration, reminder, and motivator for the need to build healthy communities in this country for every person.