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Lara Picanço

Lara Picanço

Special Assistant to the President and Project Manager


Lara Picanço is the special assistant to the president and project manager in the executive office at the Urban Institute, where she provides administrative support to Sarah Rosen Wartell and manages special projects. Before joining Urban, she was the program assistant for the Brazil Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

Lara holds a BA in international studies from American University, with a focus on identity, race, gender, and culture issues.


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