Aisha Lysejko
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Aisha leads on Nesta Challenges, Operations, People and Finances.

Her work focuses on Nesta Challenges’ sustainability, as it scales to deliver more impact, whilst working to ensure people development, humanity and belonging remains at the core of its team. She is also a member of Nesta's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Group, supporting the organisation's EDI strategy development.

Prior to joining Nesta Aisha led the scaling and delivery of programmes at Straight Talking Peer Education, a youth charity that empowered, developed and employed teenage parents to deliver co-produced workshops on healthy relationships and the realities of early parenthood, to teenagers across London, the West Midlands and the Home Counties.

Aisha holds a First in Law (LLB) and went on to obtain the grade of Outstanding on the Bar Professional Training Course.

In her free time Aisha can be found sampling the best vegan food London has to offer, listening to podcasts and attending Taekwondo lessons with her son.