Laura Seyfer is the Strategic Partner Developer at Iowa BIG, a project-based high school program in Cedar Rapids. She has a passion for food, community engagement and sustainability. Prior to working at BIG, Laura served two years with AmeriCorps in her hometown of Cedar Rapids. Her first year was with the VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) program and her second year was with FoodCorps. Both terms focused on food-related issues including food access and childhood nutrition.