Laura Peralta-Schulte is Senior Director of Public Policy and Government Affairs. Her job is to develop policy proposals and strategies to advance NETWORK’s agenda on Capitol Hill and with the Administration. Laura learned her skills and expertise from being a lobbyist for 11 years prior to coming to NETWORK and teaching high school government and history for nine years. She began her career at the Democratic National Committee. Laura has her undergraduate degree in History from San Jose State University and a law degree from the Washington College of Law at American University. Additionally, she has her teaching credentials from George Mason University.