Prior to joining the Stanford Storytelling Project, Laura was one of Podcast Magazine's Top 22 Influencers in Podcasting in 2022, and created 200 episodes of the narrative podcast Shelter in Place, which won the International Women’s Podcast Awards category for “Changing the World One Moment at a Time.” Laura also co-founded a PR News Social Impact Award-winning podcast training intensive with her writer husband Nate, and currently teaches Narrative Podcast Labs, an online course. Before creating Shelter in Place, Laura was a WNYC podcast accelerator finalist, a Fulbright scholar, and an award-winning fiction writer.
Lecturer, Writing and Rhetoric Studies
Honors & Awards
Winner of the "Changing the World One Moment at a Time" Award, International Women's Podcast Awards (2021)