Areas of Expertise
- Climate and environmental research
- Project implementation
Education & Certificates
- M.P.A., American University (In Progress)
- B.A., Environmental Studies, Connecticut College
Laurel provides assistance to two international practice projects; the Sustainable Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Systems Learning Partnership and the Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean’s (LAC) Environment Support Mechanism. Laurel’s career has focused on environmental and climate issues as an organizer on environmental campaigns, an Agroforestry Extension Agent with the Peace Corps in Senegal, and most recently in international development organizations with a focus on responsible resource management under climate change. As a student in American University’s M.P.A program, she is sharpening her project management skills to continue work on locally appropriate projects that benefit both people and their natural environment.