Lailah Thompson, originally from Brooklyn, NY, Lailah is a 1st-year student at Harvard Business School and is mom to her 1-year-old daughter.
Lailah is one of the 2020-2021 co-leaders of the MoMBA club (student moms group) and is the VP of Service for the African American Student Union.
Prior to HBS, Lailah spent 3 years as a manufacturing associate manager for PepsiCo and worked in three different Frito Lay plants on the East Coast. Lailah’s background includes a Masters Degree in Management and a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. She is currently transitioning into consulting, with an internship and full-time offer at Boston Consulting Group. Outside of school and playing mom, Lailah loves to travel and explore different cultures; especially food and music. Lailah is also a lover of all things water and as a former competitive swimmer absolutely loves relaxing by a body of water.