prof picLaura is a journalist based in New York City, currently working as a general assignment reporter for the New York Daily News. She previously worked in the investigative unit of Inside Edition, a national TV newsmagazine owned and distributed by CBS. Her writing has appeared in The Economist, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, The Huffington Post and others. Laura earned her Master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in May 2013. Prior to pursuing a career in journalism, she lived in Pretoria, South Africa and worked for the Clinton Health Access Initiative as an HIV/AIDS program analyst stationed within the South African National Dept. of Health. She is certified by New York State to counsel victims of rape and domestic violence in the emergency rooms of St. Luke’s and Roosevelt hospitals.

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