Leyla received her B.A. in Psychology from York University in 2012. Her research interests focus on factors that contribute to personal well-being and enhanced performance. These include leader-employee relationship dynamics. She has conducted her own research at York University on the relationship between leadership orientations and emotional facial recognition. She plans to pursue graduate school and earn a PhD in I/O Psychology. Her goal is to conduct meaningful and practical research to assist organizations to optimally and compassionately manage their human resources.