Laura Riley serves as Data Analyst for the Cradle to Career Partnership. Born and raised in Tucson, Laura recognizes its beauty and diversity and is passionate about ensuring the wellness and success of its residents by creating a more equitable community. She is excited to be using the power of data and collaboration to support educational and employment outcomes from infancy to career attainment.
In her role, Laura analyzes various forms of data to track educational and career outcomes throughout Pima County. She also collaborates with community partners on how to most effectively collect and manage data to in turn implement new strategies informed by data to improve outcomes. Through this sharing of lessons learned, the knowledge and success of C2C stakeholders is leveraged to benefit the entire community.
Laura earned her Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from the University of Arizona (UA) in 2015. After graduating, she served two terms as an AmeriCorps VISTA with Easterseals Blake Foundation in Tucson. In 2019, Laura graduated with her Master of Public Health in Epidemiology from UA’s Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health.
Laura and her husband Nick love to explore Tucson, travel (especially to Disneyland), and spend time with their dog, Wendy.