Since 1984, Leila Cabib has been providing illustrations to a variety of clients, including Time-Life Books, Cambridge University Press, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Gannett newspapers, The ECHO Center for Lake Champlain (an ecological museum), the National Science Teachers Association, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, and Cobblestone Publishing Company.
Her syndicated daily/Sunday comic strip 'Miss Featherbee' enjoyed a two-year run in newspapers nationwide. Another strip, 'Offbeat', was a regular feature for four years in Kids Today, a nationally syndicated newspaper supplement published by Gannett. Leila teaches cartooning and animation to young people and adults year-round at Glen Echo Park. As an animation instructor, she is on the Maryland State Arts Council's roster of visual artists-in-residence.