Sr. Director, Community & Inclusion
Laura Diaz is the LPGA’s first-ever Senior Director of Community and Inclusion. In this newly created position, Diaz has full oversight of all LPGA’s Diversity Equity & Inclusion (DEI) efforts where she will continue to serve as the Chair of C-Me, the LPGA’s DEI Task Force, ensuring the organization continues making a positive impact in the communities where they work and play.
Diaz is charged with leading the overall strategy related to the LPGA’s “Change the Face of Golf” movement by focusing on expanding the pipeline of people in golf and supporting recruitment of a diverse workforce. Since joining the LPGA in 2019, she has demonstrated a passion and talent in fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. While serving as Director of Operations for the LPGA Foundation, she founded the organization’s C-Me efforts and elevated DEI conversations impacting every area of the LPGA. Diaz is a trusted golf industry professional with a track record executing national programs with a high standard of excellence. She expanded longstanding partnerships to develop new programs and opportunities for the LPGA. Diaz has been committed to empowering women and girls through the game of golf providing advancement opportunities for people from all dimensions of diversity.
Diaz began her career in golf working with the Puerto Rico Golf Association in 2007. She then moved on to lead tournament scoring and activations with PGA TOUR Latinoamerica. Prior to the LPGA, Diaz served as Manager of Events with the First Tee managing national programs and events focused on youth leadership, mentorship, and character building. She holds a Master of Science in Sports Management & Policy from the University of Georgia and earned her Bachelor of Arts from East Tennessee State University. She serves on the board for the First Tee Puerto Rico. She has always been committed to empowering women and girls through golf and providing opportunities for all people to lead active, healthy lifestyles.
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