Advocate: Laura Salguero
As an OBGYN nurse Laura has worked to support healthy mothers her whole career. She attended the first Healthy Families, Healthy Planet training in 2011 and since has worked to educate her community in Louisiana about the importance of investing in international family planning programs. Laura has presented about the Healthy Families, Healthy Planet project at the School of Christian Mission and the United Methodist Women (UMW) of Louisiana’s Annual Meeting where she led letter writing exercises to Members of Congress and educated hundreds of United Methodists about maternal health. In addition to her educational efforts, Laura also introduced a resolution in support of the Healthy Families, Healthy Planet project at the Louisiana Annual Conference where it was voted on and adopted.
Annual Conference: Louisiana