Mayli has a M.A. in Applied Ethics from Linköping University in Sweden, and is Member of Sherwin B. Nuland Summer Institute in Bioethics at the Yale University Center for Bioethics. She is currently working as a PhD candidate in Dr. Marianne Boenink‘s research project entitled “Prognosticating of patients in coma: towards a responsible practice” at the University of Twente.

In 2016, Mayli was awarded with ’Best Formal Paper by a Graduate Student’ by the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) for her work “Objectivity behind the red line: A case for binocularity in war reporting.”