Laura Cox Cohen, '83

Dean's Cabinet Member


Laura Cox recently retired as the Executive Director at Bridge the Gap College Prep, a non-profit that assists low­ income, first-generation middle school and high school students with preparing for college. Laura had been with Bridge the Gap since 2008, serving as Board Chair for the first seven years.

Laura has dedicated much of her work to education and youth in the last 19 years, with an emphasis in Marin County. Laura previously worked as Development Director for World of Children, President of The Reed Schools Foundation, and as a strategic consultant for numerous nonprofits.

A graduate of UC Santa Barbara in 1983, Laura holds a B.A. in both Economics and Psychology. She then earned an MBA from Northwestern University in 1988.