Executive Director, Talent Beyond Boundaries
Sayre Nyce is the Executive Director of Talent Beyond Boundaries (TBB). TBB’s mission is to create catalytic change by opening new pathways to international employment for refugees. Sayre has successfully led the development of TBB in close collaboration with its founders. In less than two years, TBB has laid the foundation for a new labor pathway for refugees to regain work and self-reliance through international job opportunities. Sayre has 16 years of experience working on refugee response with the UN and non-profit organizations, including the International Rescue Committee and Refugees International. She also served as the Regional Operations Officer for the UN Refugee Agency in Jordan and Lebanon during the Iraq and Syria refugee crises. In that role she launched the first UNHCR Data Analysis Group, an innovative approach to regional data analysis and reporting. Sayre has worked to improve refugee policy and operations in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. She has a B.A. in Psychology and French from St. Olaf College and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University.