Laura Powers

Laura is an award-winning communications strategist who brings more than 25 years of career experience to the Philadelphia Bar Foundation as Director of Development and Communications. She shares a passion for the Foundation’s programs and nonprofit partners.

In her role, Laura leads multifaceted communication programs to amplify the voice of the Foundation in the legal aid sector and to disseminate news and information about the Foundation’s training programs, fellowships, awards, and need for assistance with technical and operational issues for nonprofit partners. Laura works closely with the Executive Director on fundraising and development initiatives including individual giving, major gifts and planned giving. She also provides strategic direction and support for the Foundation’s annual events and special events.