MyKaila Young is a student at the University of Washington where she will graduate in 2018. MyKaila’s biggest accomplishment was receiving the Gates Millennium, a full ride to her PhD. She was first introduced to policy and education advocacy her sophomore year when she enrolled in a graduate course, Education Leadership and Policy. MyKaila is very passionate about leadership and leaving a lasting impact in the lives of many young people in the state of Washington. Whether this impact is created through journalism or education she is very excited that her position as a Policy Analyst allows her to bridge both worlds.