Acting Project Manager, Resilient Cities, ICLEI World Secretariat
Laura manages the organization of Resilient Cities 2014 Congress at ICLEI World Secretariat. She is a social scientist with expertise in human geography and sustainable development. She has researched the social and environmental challenges posed by urbanization and inequitable growth in India, Rwanda, and Sierra Leone. Prior to joining ICLEI, she was program director for an NGO in Washington, D.C. that engages youth on global Issues through awareness raising events and community organizing. She also volunteered for a community organization in Ahmedabad, India serving children in informal settlements.