Laura White is passionate about early childhood education! Prior to joining the Maury community, Laura was Ashoka’s U.S. Changemaker Schools Manager, which allowed her to learn from schools across the country that excel in building empathy in children. Most recently, Laura was a preschool autism teacher for Strong Start DC Early Intervention Program. Laura graduated from Tulane University with a BA in political economy and will graduate from The George Washington University with her master’s in early childhood/ special education in August 2015. In her free time, Laura enjoys reading, cooking, and volunteering at the National Museum of Natural History.