Laura is a Program and Strategy Consultant for philanthropic, government, and nonprofit clients. In her prior position as Program Director at the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, Laura managed the foundation’s national reproductive rights and health program, and its New York program supporting efforts to improve City and State policies and programs, particularly those affecting disadvantaged New Yorkers. She also played a leadership role in funder collaboratives to strengthen early childhood and k-12 education. In recognition of this work, the Alliance for Quality Education honored her with its Champion of Education Dedication to Education Award of 2015.
Currently a member of the Women’s City Club Board of Directors and its Public Policy Committee, Laura was a founding board member of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School and served on the boards of the Feminist Press, Philanthropy New York, and the YWCA of Brooklyn.
Laura began her career in social science book publishing, holding editorial positions at the Free Press, Macmillan and Dell Publishing Companies. She received a BA degree in Psychology and Social Relations from Harvard University and a MA in Psychology from New York University.