virtualCX | Sprint Presents: Women to Watch with Laura Alvarez
This is a virtualCX Program that can be accessed remotely from your desk. You will receive the event passcode in your confirmation email when you register.
In this newest series sponsored by Sprint, dive into the journeys of up-and-coming women leaders making a difference in Greater Kansas City.
A strong believer in the power of communities and business, Laura Alvarez thrives on meeting new people, collaboration, and turning small ideas into a scalable opportunity. She currently owns L.I.A. Inspiration serves as an education consultant for clients such as Ewing Marion Kauffman and Kansas City Girls Preparatory Academy.
Laura attended Quinnipiac University, graduating with a master in science of organizational leadership (MSOL). She has an almost law degree from the University of South Dakota and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Huston, earning a bachelor of arts in political science.
Most recently Laura serves as a board member and board development chair of Literacy KC. In 2017, she was appointed by the Mayor of Kansas City to participate in the cost of water task force and graduated from the United Way Governance Academy.
A bilingual leader, Laura has served as treasurer of the Young Latino Professionals of Greater Kansas City, an organization dedicated to developing leaders through networking, professional development, civic engagement, and philanthropic opportunities. Laura also served as president of the Kansas City chapter of Prospanica (formerly known as the National Society of Hispanic MBAs) in 2015. In 2012, Laura completed the Latino Leadership Institute, a program designed to train community leaders on nonprofit board governance.
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