Laura Day is the Associate Director of Operations at Burning Man Project. She is obsessed with sustainable organizational design and intentional event production. Her professional past lives include operating the first recreationally licensed cannabis company in Oregon, which was ranked as the 6th Greenest Workplace in the state and listed among the best companies to work for, setting standards for national best practices in the cannabis industry. Beyond weed, Laura is also the founder/director of Firefly Gathering, a sustainability-focused music, art, yoga, healing, and educational transformational festival in beautiful Flagstaff, Arizona. Laura has designed and implemented various business models around environmental stewardship, exemplary labor practices, diversity, empowerment, and operational efficiency. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from NAU with a degree in Environmental Science, focused on Sustainable Communities & Biodiversity. Her first Burn was in 2009, where she became inspired by the astounding human ingenuity and creativity on playa and made a revelatory commitment to bring her highest potential to everything she does in order to influence the greatest positive change possible.