Laura Wert


Laura is currently working toward an MA in Social Sciences at the University of Freiburg, Germany. For her undergraduate degree she studied at Seattle University, majoring in Psychology and International studies with a focus on the Middle East. Previously, she worked as an International Relations Officer at An-Najah National University in the Palestinian Territories.

As the YPP’s Media & Communications Intern, Laura helps manage the organization’s Twitter feed and Facebook pages, and is expanding the YPP’s presence to new online platforms. She also monitors the news from Yemen on a daily basis, and produces original content for the Mafraj Blog and Mafraj Radio Podcast.