Nayyera is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School who went on to serve in senior roles in the White House, State Department, and Capitol Hill. A seasoned communications strategist who has advised global leaders, Nayyera is the rare politico with a nuanced understanding of both domestic and international current affairs. She appears regularly to provide national security commentary on CNN, MSNBC, and HBO and hosts talk radio on SiriusXM. Nayyera now runs a public affairs business focused on cross-cultural communication.
Prior to launching the business, Nayyera served as a Senior Director in the White House helping implement the President’s agenda on national security and economic policy. She served in the State Department as a spokesperson explaining U.S. foreign policy to audiences around the world. Nayyera’s global experience is based on a foundation of understanding U.S. politics and culture, having spent several years helping Members of Congress connect with their local communities. Overall, Nayyera has led communications campaigns and public relations efforts in nearly all 50 states and 30 countries.