Lara has over 8 years of experience working with young people and facilitating programs and projects. Lara currently works in advocacy relating to young people in out of home care. Lara is also been the Local Leader volunteer for Youth Empowerment Against HIV/AIDS (YEAH) and was a member of Melbourne Youth Force: Youth Pavilion Working Group for the International AIDS Conference 2014. Lara is also a Women Deliver Young Leader. Lara has just completed a Bachelor of Public Health and Health Promotion at Deakin University.