Lori Bable is a philosopher and devotee of processes and organizations that are committed to increasing the empowerment of women and people in poverty. She currently serves with Pio Decimo Neighborhood Center, a social service agency supporting the residents of Barrio Viejo since 1946, where she is developing a Microloan Program. Previously, Lori served as the Homeowner Services Director with Habitat for Humanity. Before transitioning into the nonprofit world, she paid the bills with a range of positions in Commercial Lending including Assistant Relationship Officer and Policies and Procedures Writer, A.V.P., for a tri-state bank holding company. Lori currently serves on the board of the Pima County Community Action Agency and has served on committees helping launch the Tucson Youth and Peace Conference and Advancing Bridges, Inc., a national nonprofit supporting communities implementing Bridges Out of Poverty. She holds an M.A. in Philosophy with emphasis in Continental Ethics and sees her work of affecting positive social change as an actualization of these ideals. Lori calls Tucson home, loves the outdoors, and completed her first Half-Iron[wo]man in June 2013.