Milla has been a champion of the Rapid Results Institute for more than a decade. She recognized the potential of the rapid results approach to accelerate progress on achieving development goals while working as Nutrition Advisor in the World Bank, and subsequently worked with the RRI team on a food fortification project in East Africa.
More recently, Milla has been working on homelessness in the USA, and on nutrition in Nepal.
Milla graduated cum laude from Stellenbosch University in South Africa, and holds a PhD from Michigan State University. She currently lives in Portland, Oregon.