Romney Institute Alumni Board

Laura Eyi, MPA 2012

Laura Eyi, MPA 2012

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2021

Contact Information:

Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/laura-eyi-148a1012/

Employment:

Job Title: Board Member
Company: Coafrica
Location: Utah, United States

Expertise:

  • MEMBERSHIPS & AFFLIATIONS
  • Immigration representative/volunteer
  • No More A Stranger Foundation
  • Legislative Committee Member
  • Mormon Women for Ethical Government
  • BYU Political Affairs Society
  • HOBBIES & INTERESTS
  • Hiking
  • Traveling
  • Spending time with her husband and five sons

Biography:

Laura was born and raised in Eugene, Oregon. She attended BYU for her undergrad, studying American Studies and Political Science, and served a mission in Lima, Peru. During her MPA program, Laura interned with the nonprofit, Fundacion Paraguaya, helping village women in their microfinance lending program, and interned with the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development as program analyst in corporate recruitment and incentives. After graduating with her MPA in 2012, Laura moved to New York City with her husband where she worked in public policy for the Manhattan Institute and served as president of the BYU Political Affairs Society. Their family moved to Boston for two years where Laura worked as a research associate for Harvard Business School in their strategy department. Laura now lives in Lehi, Utah with her husband and five sons and enjoys serving as a board member for the international education nonprofit, Coafrica, an organization that partners with communities to build classroom capacity onto existing schools in underserved schools throughout Africa.