Laura Gutierrez returned to CDM as Operations Manager, where she started her career after graduating from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Psychology. Prior to rejoining CDM, Laura served as a project coordinator in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of Argentina for seven years, where she led workforce development programs for low income women and men. She specialized in working with women victims of domestic abuse, leading different empowerment initiatives. In her free time, she worked as an organizer in her home town of Quilmes, where she founded a women’s network, as well as a cultural center in the neighborhood.