Laura Peterson

Program and Engagement Director

Laura Peterson joined the Live Like Lou team in the spring of 2022 as the program and engagement director, where she works closely with the organization’s ALS families, emerging researchers, and events.

Laura’s nonprofit and higher education career has found her in roles serving several universities (Marian University, University of Notre Dame, and the University of St. Francis), where she has led programming, events, volunteers, and student activities. She served the American Legion Auxiliary coordinating state-wide and national events and programming for its volunteers.

Laura is a member of Alpha Chi Omega from Bradley University in Illinois, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and served asa tour guide. She went on to earn a master’s degree in higher education at Illinois State University.

As an active community member, Laura is a part of the Junior League of Indianapolis and has held multiple chair roles. She volunteers for Alpha Chi as the lead risk management specialist.

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