Laura Benson

Agency Representative
  • Company / Agency:

    Executive Director - Durham's Partnership for Children

Laura Benson has served as the Executive Director of Durham’s Partnership for Children since 2011.  DPfC, a partner in the Smart Start network, convenes the early childhood system in Durham to  ensure that every child enters school healthy and ready to succeed.

Laura has been a leader in the Triangle non-profit sector since 1997, primarily in faith-based homeless services agencies.  Laura is United Methodist clergy and spent 10 years as pastor of local churches in New York and Texas.