Splash Biography

LAILA DAVSON, Yale '26 studying Political Science & Education

Major: Political Science & Ed. Studies

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2026

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

My name is Laila (Lay-luh), and I am so excited to teach with Splash this year! In high school, led seminars with my peers as a part of our DEIB initiative. From that experience, I learned to love facilitating interactive and empathetic learning activities. I hope to bring those to the Splash experience! Fun Facts: I love music & I have a Black Belt in Taekwondo!

Past Classes

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X4889: Kinky-nomics: How the Market for Natural Hair Care has Changed Over Time in Splash Spring 2024 (Apr. 06, 2024)
In this course, students will learn about the origins of the Black hair care market, with a specific focus on how businesses create opportunities for generational wealth. Students will also be able to connect the latter to the cultural significance of texture representation in the United States.