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Lyla Kohistany

Lyla Kohistany

2018 Class
Stand-To Veteran Leadership Program

Lyla Kohistany is the President and Co-Founder of PROMOTE, a nonprofit dedicated to educating service members on the power of inclusive and diverse teams to create innovative solutions.

During the Stand-To program, Lyla is working to illuminate the challenges service women and women spouses face in finding a sense of belonging, both while serving and after their transition to civilian life. Through a series of educational dinner events, women will develop a supportive network by breaking bread, sharing stories, and forging friendships.