Laura Kinter serves as the Executive Director of Awakenings, an arts nonprofit serving survivors of sexual violence in the Ravenswood Industrial Corridor. She holds a B.A. in Film and English from Vassar College and moved to Chicago from Philadelphia.
Laura is active in the Ravenswood community as both a business leader and a resident of over seven years. She has previously served as Board Secretary on the Board of Directors for the Greater Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce (501c6), and is currently the Board Treasurer of the Ravenswood Community Council (501c3). She also has a dashing pet tortoise named Mr. Darcy and an adorable puppy named Pancake.