Laura has run foundations and non-profit organizations for 30+ years. She is the President and Principals Consultant of Partners in Effective Philanthropy. Using an assets-based approach, the firm helps non-profits craft effective strategies for raising the funds they need, developing key leaders, and creating the change they desire. Since opening in 2008, Partners in Effective Philanthropy has worked with over 80 local, national, and international non-profit organizations. Previously, Laura was the Executive Director of the Jewish Women's Foundation of Chicago. Laura has also served as Executive Director of the Boston Women's Fund and Northwest Action Against Rape, Development Director at Women, Inc., and as Program Director with the Chicago Chapter of the National Organization for Women.