Laura supports the US Oceans team for World Wildlife Fund, assisting in planning, coordination, communication, and implementation of program priorities for mangrove and coral reef conservation. She acts as a liaison for WWF-Indonesia colleagues in information dissemination regarding mangroves and Sunda Banda Seascape progress. Prior to her current role, she worked on the WWF-US Development team for three years in Individual Giving as a Coordinator. Laura has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Susquehanna University and a Master of Science degree in Marine Biology from Nova Southeastern University, where she had a focus in marine mammal conservation. She is also SCUBA certified.