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Laura Brief - Participant

Laura Brief is the Chief Executive Officer of 826 National, a nonprofit organization that works with youth ages 6-18 to explore endless possibilities through the power of writing. Prior to 826 National, Laura held leadership positions at high achieving youth organizations including Build, First Graduate, Juma Ventures, and The Posse Foundation, where she developed the organization’s first national career, corporate engagement, and alumni programs. She holds a Master’s in Education and a Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Columbia University, and is the Chair of the Board of Directors at Youth Speaks.



826 National


Chief Executive Officer