Laura is an Advisor at BIT Americas, based in Bogotá, Colombia, where she supports the Latin America and the Caribbean portfolio. She has worked on supporting the design, implementation and analysis of interventions on issues such as migration, gender-based violence and consumer behavior, among others.
Before joining BIT, Laura worked as a consultant for the World Bank’s Education Practice in Colombia, where she participated in the implementation of programs fostering learning recovery after the pandemic. She also worked as a policy consultant at Fundación IDEA for over six years, designing, implementing and evaluating policies on issues related to the rule of law, economic development, education and innovation, mainly in Mexico and Colombia.
She holds an MPP from Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University and a degree in Political Science from the Universidad de los Andes, Colombia.