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Laura OrnelasMission Economic Development Agency

Laura Ornelas is a first-generation immigrant from Mexico and lifelong learner with a passion for giving back and disrupting spaces “not meant” for her. She is currently Sr. Executive Assistant & Special Projects Manager at Mission Economic Development Agency, where she utilizes her strong problem solving and project management skills to lead multiple projects across the organization. As a connector, Laura is able to quickly pick up new skills and strategically implement them to develop creative solutions. Outside of work, she loves hiking around the East Bay and cooking tasty food.