Lara Sepulveda is a Costa Rican native and a Seattle transplant. She graduated from Seattle University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a focus in International Development, and holds a minor in Business Administration. Since then, Lara has worked with various Seattle-based nonprofits such as El Centro de La Raza, Global Washington, and Seattle International Foundation. She spent time working in Argentina, as a program assistant to Mujeres 2000, a microcredit organization supported by the World Bank and CEDPA. She also traveled as a Seattle University alumna and student leader to Guatemala to assess the impact of women’s leadership. More recently, Lara worked with CBRE client accounts like Microsoft and Amazon, where she did research on urban mobility trends in North America. Currently, Lara works for the Seattle Region Partnership, a multi-sector initiative focused on building strategy for our business’ to better connect with our region’s workforce and education systems. Lara enjoys spending time outdoors, capturing her dog’s best angle, and trying out new taco recipes.