Laura Valle Gutierrez is a fellow at The Century Foundation, where she works on economic policy and research to promote economic, disability, racial, and gender justice. Prior to joining TCF, Laura was the senior policy analyst at the Bell Policy Center, a state-based research and advocacy organization in Colorado. At the Bell she did research and advocacy for equity-centered policies around postsecondary education, workforce development, and fiscal reform. She received an MPA at Brown University with a focus in data-driven policy and a BA from Brown University in comparative French and English literature. Laura is originally from Puerto Rico and grew up in Longmont, Colorado.