Since arriving in London three years ago, Laura has made a significant impact in advancing women in business. She has worked alongside senior executives to influence mindsets and behaviours and has become a visible role model for changing the environment for women in finance. She has spoken regularly on the importance of gender parity and has been featured in several global campaigns at her firm. Her experiences have provided valuable guidance to support the advancement of younger women, including one of her mentees, who recently spoke at the Houses of Parliament. Among other forms of recognition, Laura has received EY’s “Inclusion Ally” award for her work on improving the diversity of project staffing. Outside of work, Laura is active in supporting women through social and business organisations. She mentors 6th form students through the ThinkForward volunteer programme, providing insights into career opportunities and helping them instil self-confidence and belief. She is a frequent public speaker who has delivered personal development talks focused on the intersection of personal empowerment and achieving gender equality. In 2019. Laura was a featured guest speaker at the business seminar, Power to Achieve, where she shared her experiences as a woman in finance with an audience of over 1,000 professionals. Laura’s work was recently profiled in The Bold Woman Guide, a book showcasing 20 women who are making a contribution to gender parity in business, cultural and civic organisations. She is currently pioneering a personal development programme to help women navigate the personal and professional challenges of succeeding in business.