Laura Mowry is the Program Manager for International Programs. Before joining ACLS, Laura developed relationships with grantee partners and analyzed new initiatives and grants within the education in emergencies space at the Catalyst Foundation for Universal Education. Laura previously worked at NYU Law, supporting career programming and fostering employer relationships with international students. She began her career teaching English at primary schools in Okinawa, Japan through the JET Programme.  Outside of ACLS, Laura currently writes grants and conducts qualitative coding and white paper analysis for a wide range of non-profit and for-profit organizations. Laura received her Masters in Public Administration with a Specialization in Public Policy Analysis from NYU Wagner, and she received her BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan.