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KNOW Charlotte! Names MSG’s Laura Lanier One of 100 Women to Know

BETHESDA, MD – Laura Lanier, Manhattan Strategy Group’s (MSG) Senior Director of Technical Assistance, has been featured in the KNOW Charlotte! inaugural listing of 100 women you must know and do business with, an annual publication that features dynamic women in virtually every industry.

Lanier will also be featured in the BEST OF KNOW 2018 hardcover book, which honors extraordinary individuals for their national notoriety, inspiration, dedication and significant contribution to the advancement of women. As part of her selection for the BEST OF KNOW 2018, Lanier will speak at the KNOW Tribe Summit 2019, April 11-13 in Scottsdale, AZ. The women featured have not only achieved high levels of professional success, but also serve as inspiring leaders and mentors, and are actively creating a legacy by passing on their vision to women of the future.

“It’s an honor to be included in the launch of KNOW Charlotte! and in the BEST OF KNOW 2018 with other women who are making a difference in their respective fields. I hope that our collective work and stories will inspire other women to embrace their talents, pursue their goals and make a positive impact in their communities,” said Lanier.

Nominated and selected because of her DC-based Education and Workforce Development work with leaders, as well as juggling single parenthood, Lanier is considered a trendsetter, influencer and woman to watch. In her role at MSG, she helps turn federal policy into practice by managing the execution of nearly $25 million in complex government projects, national education efforts, and workforce development initiatives. With over two decades of social science experience and industry knowledge, she is a trusted advisor and leading-edge implementer for the U.S. Government.

While her career is in Washington, Lanier is a 14-year Carolinian, residing in Charlotte with her two daughters. She has struck a balance between her responsibilities as a do-it-all mom that values “together time” and a trailblazing professional career helping her colleagues and staff manage their own projects and careers.

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About Manhattan Strategy Group

Founded in 2001, Manhattan Strategy Group (MSG) is a social sciences and management consulting firm that brings professional services, approaches, and innovative solutions to the areas of education, workforce development, and human services. MSG specializes in research and evaluation, technical assistance, and information and technology. For more information, please visit