Kylia Garver, MPH
VP Clinical Innovation

Kylia Garver has a background in both the non-profit and private sectors. She holds a Master of Public Health degree (MPH) from Boston University, where she concentrated in Maternal and Child Health. She has had the privilege to work for several MCH organizations, including the Breastfeeding Center at Boston Medical Center, Choices in Childbirth, and Birth by the Numbers (a childbirth research project founded by Dr. Eugene Declercq). The births of her two children sparked Kylia’s passion for perinatal health. Kylia and her husband are expecting a third baby this year and call Boston their home.

Hope Parish, PA-C
Director of Hospital Strategy

Hope Parish has practiced medicine for over 15 years as a Physician Assistant, earning a Masters Degree in Medical Science in 1999. Hope fell in love with the practice of Skin-to-Skin with the birth of her daughter and has been inspired ever since to advocate and educate for the practice. She has gone on to become certified by the United States International Kangaroo Care Foundation to teach and instruct. Hope is part of the Clinical Innovation Team + her goal is to implement the NüRoo Pocket in the hospital setting, allowing for a safer practice, as well as to help increase the time mom + baby spend together Skin-to-Skin. Hope is the mother of three amazing children and resides in Rhode Island with her husband.

Daniela Jensen
Director of Brand Strategy

As the Director of Brand Strategy for NuRoo, Daniela Jensen brings more than 10 years of experience in the toy, automotive and fashion sectors building some of the worlds most recognizable brands. Leveraging her career experience and her passion for skin-to-skin contact, Daniela co-founded NuRoo on the belief that the best place for both you and baby is when nothing comes between you. She currently resides in Rhode Island and loves taking pictures, campfires on the beach, and her husband + 5 kiddos.

Rachel Samuelian
Brand Manager

As NuRoo’s Brand Manager, Rachel is involved in all of our social media activity, community outreach, events, product giveaways, partnership promotions and general marketing activity. Her background prior to joining us includes account management at several national advertising agencies, brand management + community outreach for an international yoga apparel company and non-profit event management. She is crazy about all things that involve the outdoors, with a particular love for running and yoga. She lives in Manhattan Beach, CA with her husband and their two girls.