Laura Washburn serves as Managing Director of Strategic Communications for Share Our Strength. She oversees the organization’s strategy to highlight its work in the media through public affairs, consumer engagement and corporate partnerships.
Prior to joining Share Our Strength in 2011, Laura developed and ran strategic communications campaigns for domestic and international clients at Washington, DC-based public affairs firm CLS & Associates. Her career started on Capitol Hill where she worked as a speechwriter and legislative correspondent, and she has worked for elected officials at the state and local levels.
Laura holds a B.A. in Political Science from Boston University and lives in Annapolis, Maryland with her husband and their four children.