Laura Youngberg

Executive Director

Laura Youngberg serves as the Executive Director of MIRA since 2014.  She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and received a Master of Divinity degree from the University of Chicago.  With 20 plus years of nonprofit management experience, prior to MIRA, Laura worked at Holy Family Ministries, Health for Humanity, and Northwestern University, among other nonprofits.  Her goal at MIRA is to work with the Board, Staff, and Community to build a strong, stable organization that serves the Middle Eastern immigrant and refugee community with dignity, compassion, and creativity.