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Laura Iwanyk

Assistant Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach

Laura Iwanyk began her role as Assistant Director of Student Programs and Outreach in January 2019. Prior to joining CASI, she worked at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, where she helped construct and coordinate the summer internship program; managed collections for the Middle East Galleries; and joined archaeological expeditions to the Mediterranean and Middle East. 

In 2014, Laura completed an internship with Sambhali Trust, a nonprofit women’s empowerment organization in Rajasthan, India. She continues this work today as a founding board member of Sambhali Trust’s U.S. affiliate, Sambhali U.S. 

Laura received her BA from Haverford College in 2012 and her MPA from the Fels Institute of Government at the University of Pennsylvania in 2018.