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Laura Olivas

Senior Manager, Talent & Organizational Operations

Laura’s mission is to design and scale solutions that drive economic development and dismantle racist and inequitable systems. She is committed to ensuring that communities of color are not only beneficiaries but also driving solutions. She is currently leading talent acquisition, HR solutions, culture development, and the Community Finance Fellowship at Mission Driven Finance.

Prior to joining Mission Driven Finance, she worked on equity and diversity projects as a social impact consultant. Laura is also an education advocate, a leadership coach, and is a passionate and strategic professional with over ten years of experience in corporate compliance, nonprofit management, community engagement, advocacy, and philanthropy.

She is an alum of UC Berkeley, the Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) Leadership Institute, the Leadership for Equity and Opportunity (LEO) | Rise Together Institute, and the Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) Líderes Fellowship.