TALYN RAHMAN-FIGUEROA is a passionate and dedicated leader of foreign policy who established Grassroot Diplomat in 2011. As the “Grassroot Diplomat”, Rahman-Figueroa has been empowering women and young people on the world stage from the age of 22. Her efforts were recognised when she was awarded the Diplomatic Academy of London scholarship in 2010 to pursue a postgraduate degree in Diplomatic Studies at the University of Westminster, where she gained a Distinction award.
During her postgraduate study, Rahman-Figueroa raised funds for supplementary training in Morocco, the European Union Commission, and the United Nations Headquarters in New York where she attained two further certificates in International Relations and Diplomacy. Before her diplomatic training, Rahman-Figueroa was nominated onto the executive board of several NGOs and has extensive knowledge of grassroots activities and their struggles they face in communicating with their political representatives. As a former language and business student, Talyn is a proficient learner of languages with Japanese, Hindi, Urdu and basic Spanish under her belt.
Talyn Rahman-Figueroa runs all operations of Grassroot Diplomat and will be working directly on client projects.