Laura is the CEO and Founder of Atipica, a venture-backed startup providing powerful data driven platforms to streamline the job recruiting process with an emphasis on systematically encouraging diversity and ensuring compatibility between candidates and companies.
Laura has worked in tech since she was seventeen and was a member of Twitter’s team in its early stages, where she was part of the initial international team. She was responsible for the expansion of Twitter en español then moved on to lead international product and localization of Twitter into nearly 50 languages. She has also worked Jawbone, YouTube, Google Brasil and AKQA London.
Laura is a passionate advocate for diversity in tech and has appeared in dozens of publications, including Harper’s Bazaar Spain, GQ México, Gente México, La Nación, El Mercurio, Chile, El Universal México, El País in Spain and the book “Lost in Translation.” Laura was recognized by the Department of State and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her involvement in the TechWomen Program. She is also on the advisory board of Interesante, an interest-based network for U.S. Hispanic and Latin Americans.
Laura earned her Bachelor’s from University of California, Berkeley and her Master’s from University of California, San Diego.
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