Laura moved to Athens in 2006 to attend UGA’s School of Social work to obtain her Master’s in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. Since then, she has been fully ingrained in Athens’ nonprofit world, working at Nuci’s Space for 7 years and then moving to UGA, where she has held several development-focused roles over the last decade. She calls herself a “professional do-gooder” and has particular interest in mental health, DEI, and maternal wellbeing initiatives. She believes wholeheartedly in the mission of APW and has provided support to the program as a Blossoming Mama, a TheraMama, and a board member.