Laura became interested in international development while at Boston University (BA, Economics) while researching border relations with Mexico. This interest inspired her to pursue a Master’s in Latin American Studies at San Diego State University (SDSU) and a career in international development.

Laura also holds her MBA from SDSU and a certificate in nonprofit management from Harvard University. She has studied and worked in Spain and Costa Rica where she picked up the language and passion of those countries.

Currently serving as the organization’s COO in the United States, Laura has been at Andean Health & Development since 2009.


Winter 2023 News

Having been “in the field” now for more than 25 years, Andean Health & Development (AHD) has seen a very interesting and positive evolution of the “small hospital” and how it connects with primary health care services in the community.

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