Laura Charles

Resident

Laura moved to Roslindale in early 2018, and was involved in its yoga and small business communities since moving to Boston from Brooklyn in 2015. Laura currently works as the Senior Manager of Network Engagement at Interise, a national nonprofit organization that builds inclusive local economies through small business. Her primary focus is designing programming for and cultivating community among a national network of established small business owners and advocates. She also teaches yoga at studios in Roslindale, Dorchester, and Jamaica Plain. Laura’s prior work was in international community development, having worked extensively in northern Tanzania as a co-founder of a community center. Yes, she has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro!

Laura received Bachelor’s degrees in French and Dance from Hamilton College, and a Master’s degree in International Affairs from The New School. When not at work or in the yoga studio, Laura loves cooking, running, and having outside adventures with her son, Max.