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Laura Olivas

Manager of Community Projects

Laura’s mission is to design and scale solutions that drive social transformation and break down social, political, and economic inequities. She is committed to ensuring that communities of color are not only beneficiaries but also driving solutions.

Her experience with capital access barriers motivated her to join Mission Driven Finance as Manager of Community Projects where she ensures that our team delivers unparalleled service to community partners and projects.

Prior to joining the MDF team, 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.