Laura Neuman is director of the Carter Center's Global Access to Information Program. She directs and implements Carter Center transparency and good governance programming, including projects in Latin America, Africa, and China. Ms. Neuman developed the innovative access to information implementation assessment tool and the recent women and the right of access to information program. Ms. Neuman and the Carter Center serve as the co-anchors for the Open Government Partnership Access to Information Working Group. Prior to joining The Carter Center in August 1999, she was an attorney at Legal Action of Wisconsin and is a 1993 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School.