Nov 14, 2018
Laura Giadorou Koch, JD and LLM in NY and Argentina
She is CEO of a “B Certified Company” awarded in 2014 & 2016 “The Best for the World in Environment” by B Lab and for Young Presidents Organization (YPO) and Chair for the Social Impact Networks Council (July 2017 to 2019).
She serves as Ashoka Senior Advisor and gives talks on Social Entrepreneurship and “Using business as a force for good” at NYU, Columbia University, Fordham U, Kiva U, Ashoka U, Lancaster U and high schools in NY, CT and DC. Also Council member of with the Harvard Global Education Innovation Initiative (GEII) and the UN Media Initiative.
Laura serves as Senior Editor for e-AboutMicrofinance, and has published reports and articles for the United Nations, Huffington Post, Wall Street Journal and Argentine newspapers.
Prior to the above, she practiced corporate law on Wall Street for practically two decades specializing in cross-border transactions for Latin American and European clients.
Laura has a law degree form the University of Buenos Aires, Master in Law from the University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana and several management certificates from NYU, Harvard Business School and Frankfurt University.
She is fluent in English, Italian and Spanish and has working knowledge in Portuguese and French. She is a United States citizen and holds passports for Argentina, Italy and USA.
Laura is married for 28 years to Michael Koch with two sons in college at Duke University and Princeton University.