Dr. Laura McGuire is a nationally recognized sexuality educator, trauma-informed specialist, and inclusion consultant at The National Center for Equity and Agency. Dr. McGuire earned her bachelor's degree in social sciences from Thomas Edison State University and her graduate degrees in Educational Leadership for Change from Fielding Graduate University. Her experience includes both public and private sectors, middle schools, high schools, and university settings. In 2015, she served as the first Sexual Violence Prevention and Education Program Manager at the University of Houston, and in 2017, she became the first Victim Advocate/Prevention Educator at the US Merchant Marine Academy.
Dr. McGuire is a certified full-spectrum doula, professional teacher, a certified sexual health educator, and a vinyasa yoga instructor. She is a member of the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), Society of Profesional Consultants, and is the chair of the American Association of Sexuality Counselors and Therapists Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Dr. McGuire lives in the United States, where she works as a full-time consultant and expert witness.