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Laura Danielle Molinar

Executive Director & Founder

Laura is a fourth generation Mexican-American & Tejana born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology from the University of the Incarnate Word and attended graduate school at Northwestern University, where she studied Global Health.

For five years, she served on a medical team in Honduras, Central America where she listened to first-hand experiences from female prisoners and womxn who had endured a myriad of hardships such as extortion, physical violence, and sexual assault.

In addition to her work in Global Health, she has gained Child & Maternal Health experience from the UT School of Public Health, the Rape Crisis Center of San Antonio, Mujeres Latinas en Acción, and the University of Chicago’s Urban Poverty Lab. Her overall focus is to promote reproductive autonomy and create culturally-sensitive interventions for immigrant women fleeing violence and oppression internationally and domestically.

In June 2018, at the height of family separations at the US-Mexico border, Molinar founded Sueños Sin Fronteras de Tejas (SSFTX). She currently serves as the Executive Director of SSFTX and has advocated for the health and humxn rights of undocumented and marginalized womxn and children in Washington DC, Los Ángeles, Chicago, and Boston.