Laura Burke

Associate Director, Communications at Innovations for Poverty Action

Laura Burke leads IPA's communications team and oversees the production of IPA's communications and marketing materials. Before joining IPA, Laura was a freelance journalist in West Africa, where she reported for the Associated Press, Global Post, RFI, Voice of America, France24 and other news outlets. Before that, she was a contributing writer for The Texas Observer. She was a Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi from 2006-2008. Laura holds a B.A. in Languages & Literature from Bard College.


  • Associate Director, Communications

    Current role

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