Laura Suarez

Program Director for Prestamos Women’s Business Center

Laura Suarez is the Program Director for Chicanos Por La Causa Prestamos Women’s Business Center. Laura brings 12 years of experience in the non-profit sector with 5 years in the Economic Development field working with organizations like RAIL CDC, NEDCO, and AWEEc (A New Leaf) Women’s Business Center. Her work has focused on leading the organizations with an equitable economic development lens to support the most marginalized communities. She received the 2020 Recognition of Resilience award from ASU’s Knowledge Exchange for Resilience for her equity work with RAIL CDC. She brings diverse and equity-focused experience and strategic relationships that will be key to successfully operating the Prestamos Women’s Business Center.

Bilingual (Eng/Spa)