"Laura Dawn is a cultural campaign strategist, digital strategist, director, writer, producer, and branding expert. As the the former Creative & Cultural Director of MoveOn.org and current Founder, CEO & Chief Creative for cultural strategy firm ART NOT WAR, Laura has spent the last decade leading groundbreaking cultural campaigns and making impact media, achieving over 500 million online views of her direct work and hundreds of millions of dollars of earned media for her clients.
Laura served as the Creative & Cultural Director of MoveOn.org from 2003 – 2011. Her work as part of the original staff of 7 helped to grow the organization from 500,000 members into an eight million-member progressive powerhouse. Her forte is viral content creation, digital organizing, and high-level strategic collaborations between renowned artists and grassroots activists that help not-for-profits garner earned media, bolster public awareness and spur action for social change.
In the past three years, Laura Dawn has directed over 75 online videos and mini-docs, won 11 Pollies, winning the coveted “Best in Show” Pollie Award for 2012 Ad of the Year for her expose on child trafficking, “Backpage.com’. In the past 14 years, Laura has served as producer and creative director for over 500 media pieces, produced two documentary features, and directed/produced a short documentary on the first transgender sprint car driver.
In 2016, Laura created and served as Executive Director for Humanity for Hillary, a social media campaign that within three months had an online audience reach of 275 million, 1.2 billion media impressions, with videos and memes viewed more than 50 million times. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for The Climate Mobilization and The Hometown Project. " 
- Executive Director, Climate Emergency Fund
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- Art Not War https://artnotwar.com/people/laura-dawn-murphy/, organizational web page, accessed October 12, 2019.