Age: 25
Home Town: San Antonio, Texas
Education: MA International Affairs, The New School; BA Latin American Studies, Washington University in St. Louis
Specific Field Interests: Urban Development, Social Enterprise, Technology, Sustainable Development
Placement: iMerit, Kolkata, West Bengal
Area of Focus: Social Enterprise

Highlights: Laura comes to the Fellowship with a deep interest in examining the ways technology, creativity, and collaboration can foster impactful and sustainable development. Previous to joining AIF, she spent three years supporting grant-making and advocacy work around issues pertaining to new technologies, internet privacy, open access, and data for advocacy while at the Open Society Foundation's Information Program. While pursuing her Master's, Laura worked with Slum Dwellers International in Kampala, Uganda, and researched the effects of participatory urban governance initiatives in Uganda. She also developed a keen interest in mapping and GIS while at The New School, and worked at CartoDB, a web mapping platform, on their educational materials, supporting documentation, and storytelling platform launch.

Posts by lauraguzman

No posts by this author.

Join Us

Stay up to date on the latest news and help spread the word.

Get Involved

Our regional chapters let you bring the AIF community offline. Meet up and be a part of a chapter near you.

Join a Chapter

Subscribe to newsletter

Become a Fundraiser or Donate to Light a LAMP

Skip to content