Laura Boykins graduated from Holy Cross College in 2016 after majoring in the pre-law track and minoring in philosophy and global perspectives. She was an Emzingo Global Impact Fellow at Johannesburg, South Africa, working with an HIV/AIDS NGO. She was a student researcher in New Delhi and Bangalore in India through Global Encounter. She served as an immigration legal volunteer at the Catholic Charities Immigration Legal Services and an advocate volunteer in the Fort Wayne Police Victims Assistance Office. Laura currently works at the City of South Bend in the Human Resources Department as the HR Generalist/Benefits Coordinator. Laura is tirelessly working towards becoming a Human Rights Attorney.