Expanding Our Roots: Global Conversations With 821 is an online interview series hosted by The 821 Project. The purpose of the series is to showcases the cultural diversity, global connections and social consciousness of the people of southeast Louisiana as well as those who work to expand southeast Louisiana’s roots to the world through works that promote social justice and global citizenship.
The series presents community organizers, community leaders and residents living in southeast Louisiana who come from different parts of the world or who work to promote global citizenship, multiculturalism and social justice in our regional community.
This interview is with Laura Siu Nguyen. Laura is the Owner and Event Coordinator of Laura Siu Planning & Events, an event planning and social media marketing company based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She also works as the Communications Manager at New Schools for Baton Rouge. Born and raised in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, she looks for ways to get her culture involved in all her events.