Laura is Managing Director of Empowered Startups operations in Europe. Empowered Startups is a transnational incubator with programming in North America, Europe and Asia, and a partner organization of the FAISE (French Alps International Softlandings Exchange) project. Empowered Startups is pleased to be providing FAISE participants access to its award-winning virtual collaboration and incubation platform ESP (
Laura is a systems strategist with over 15 years experience designing organizational development systems and leading sustainable growth of distributed operations. She is delighted to be collaborating on the FAISE project and honoured to serve as moderator for the Festival Transfo panel discussion featuring the ecosystem in BC, Canada.