Editorial and Research Associate
Laura received her Master’s from the University of Cape Town in South Africa studying social movements and community-based development. After graduate school she worked as a researcher at the Gender, Health and Justice Research Unit in Cape Town on issues relating to the incarceration of women, gender-based violence, and sexual assault. Prior to joining Rewire.News, Laura was Research and Program Associate at National Advocates for Pregnant Women (NAPW). At NAPW she advocated against punitive attacks on pregnant people and conducted research on media misinformation, stigma, and the criminalization of pregnancy and drug use. Laura currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.