She currently serves as a Management Analyst supporting the National Nuclear Security Administration in Washington, DC. In her spare time, she volunteers for organizations having positive international implications and most recently served as Director of Social Media for Young Professionals in Foreign Policy. Prior to her experience at the National Nuclear Security Administration, she worked for over six years for Fairfax County Government as a Project Manager for the Fairfax – Falls Church Infant & Toddler Connection.
Laura earned her Master of Arts in International Communication from American University’s School of International Service in 2011. During the course of her studies, she was awarded the School of International Service Graduate Research Award. At graduation, she was awarded the International Communication Director’s Award for Outstanding Scholarship and Service. Laura received her Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Spanish and a minor in Anthropology from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania.