Laila joined DArT in March 2017 as a lab technician. With her background in science, she works in the DNA Extraction team. Laila was born in Kabul and lived in Germany for over 11 years. In 2007, Laila moved to Australia with her family .

Laila speaks three languages Dari, German and Urdu.

In her free time. she likes spending time with the kids, gardening, walking and cycling.