Laura is the Founder and Executive Director of Accel.AI, a global Non Profit Institute lowering the barriers to entry in engineering artificial intelligence. She has been described as a natural and versatile leader with a passion for AI, Computer Science, Research, and Psychology. She has a Bachelors of Science in Biology, Physical Science, and Human Development. She jumpstarted her career in software engineering at Intuit revamping their Quickbooks online platform, after completing an intensive bootcamp training program.
She is a Director with Women Who Code, a global non-profit dedicated to inspiring women to excel in technology careers. A founder and co-Chair of the Latinx in AI Coalition, and she also founded and maintains a community forum, TechLore, which focuses on literature that addresses empowerment, entrepreneurship, culture, social justice, and inclusion through the lens of technology.