Laura has designed and implemented needs assessments and program evaluations for a variety of nonprofit organizations. Most recently, she worked with a team to develop tools for Community Finance Ireland to quantify the impact of their investments in social enterprises across the island. Laura is passionate about utilizing research, monitoring and evaluation techniques, and data analysis to identify problems and design solutions to complex social challenges.
She holds an M.A. in International Policy and Development from Middlebury Institute for International Studies and a B.A. in Global Studies and French from Missouri State University. When she’s not working, Laura can be found reading, or hiking with Fitz, her energetic and lovable dog.