Lara Picanço
Lara Picanço
Special Assistant to the President and Project Manager

Lara Picanço is a project manager in the executive office at the Urban Institute, where she provides preparation and strategy support to Sarah Rosen Wartell and manages internal 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.