Reach Beyond Your Bubble

We will never grow if we surround ourselves with yes-men (and women). Pushing ourselves into the uncomfortable allows us to confront the limitations of our own perspective, accept the differences which set us apart, and discover the things that draw us together. That is how we move forward.

Lorie joined the Case Foundation in November 2017, after graduating from American University with a B.A. in economics and international relations and a minor in Spanish. She has previously served as an intern at CARE, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the Fulbright Commission of Chile.

In her role as Office Coordinator, Lorie gets to spend each day collaborating with and learning from her incredibly inspiring colleagues. As a member of the operations team, she contributes to the Case Foundation’s ongoing efforts to drive social change and create a more fearless society.

Though her accent rarely surfaces (except when playing or watching sports), Lorie is from Conyers, Georgia, relocating to D.C. for school in 2013. She grew up spending many summers in Honduras and studied abroad for a semester in Chile, where she discovered a new passion for football (soccer). When she’s not in the office, you can find her reading at the Tenley library, playing music with friends, watching reruns of The Office and Parks & Recreation, daydreaming of Hogwarts and Middle Earth, and really trying her best at learning how to cook.

““Coco” has made me ugly cry three times this week - once without even watching it - and I have no idea what to do w… https://t.co/nVg8el8sq6”