Laura Beth “LB” Prevette is director of community engagement at Forward Wilkes, an organization that works to create safe and inclusive spaces and events for minority and LGBTQ+ youth in Appalachia. She has been profiled in The New York Times for her work with Forward Wilkes and participated in A Day of Unreasonable Conversation, the inaugural gathering by social impact agency Propper Daley that connects content creators with changemakers to unlock progress through the power of stories. Prevette also continues to work as a facilitator in learning and development for Lowes Companies and is a participant in Weave: The Social Fabric Initiative with the Aspen Institute. She is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Civil Society Fellowship, A Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network. She studied marketing at the University of Nevada Reno.