Laura Barnett Cheplak

Senior Director of Operations

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Laura Cheplak is the Senior Director of Operations at the Institute for Humane Studies where she works with several teams including events management, program measurement & analytics, talent management, IT, HR, and office management. 

In 2002, Laura attended Liberty & Society at Bryn Mawr College outside Philadelphia and joined the IHS team in the summer of 2004 as the assistant to the Advanced Topics in Liberty program.  After a couple years, Laura transitioned to manage and grow the events team.

Laura graduated from Boston University in 2004 with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Political Science and was the Founder and President of the Boston University Libertarian Society.