Myla Leguro holds a B.S. in agriculture from Ateneo de Davao University. She has worked for Catholic Relief Services since 1991 on peace and development projects in Mindanao and East Timor. Myla was the first CRS-Kroc Visiting Fellow. She serves on the Catholic Peacebuilding Network's steering committee and was one of 1,000 women collectively nominated for the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize.