Laura Thorn is the Manager of Membership and Communications at AAIDD. She joined AAIDD in 2018. In this role, she manages a variety of membership activities and bookstore fulfillment.
Previously, she was an Associate with Metropolitan Group, working primarily with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. She has also held positions in institutional finance and reproductive health.
Laura holds a bachelor's degree in political science from Allegheny College and is currently working on a master's in public policy at George Mason University.
Her submission of her aloe plant to the Arlington Now
"pet of the week" feature was among the top 10 viewed articles
for the week of August 25, 2021.