Laurel Toyofuku, ITAC Communications Manager, USA
Laurel Toyofuku is Senior Manager, Foundation and Corporate Partnerships at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. Focused on business development and global engagement, she guides the organization's advisory services, developing and growing relationships with cultural and educational institutions, government agencies, and corporate entities in countries including Canada, China, Mexico, Singapore, and South Korea. She previously managed the Lincoln Center Cultural Innovation Fund, the institution’s first grant-making program in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation. She is a contributing writer for several publications including Playbill and The Score, and is a member of the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus. Laurel received her B.A. in Visual & Media Studies and Music from Duke University magna cum laude.