Laura Smith, (she/her) serves as a Program Coordinator and Training and Technical Assistance Specialist for the TLPI’s Tribal Youth Resource Center. Laura has been grateful to be part of the Tribal Youth Resource Center team since 2019, first serving as a Program Assistant. Prior to joining TYRC, Laura served as Project Manager for the World Well-Being Project, a multi-disciplinary research team based out of the University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center, where she co-authored over ten publications. Laura is a student of BioGeometry and a certified practitioner of PsychoNeuroEnergetics, a somatic modality for renegotiating trauma in the body. She is passionate about creating a viable future for all beings and for future generations. Laura studied Psychology and Sustainability at Vassar College.