As Assistant Director of Program and Student Services at CAPA Barcelona, Laura’s role is to oversee and coordinate all aspects of the CAPA Barcelona Student Services and Custom Program teams, including logistics and operations, crisis management, health & safety protocols, and services, student advising, cultural engagement programming, student housing, and advising on custom program development. Prior to joining CEA and CAPA, Laura taught English to speakers of other languages and worked in tourism, high fashion, and international travel and education.
Laura holds an M.B.A. in Strategic Management of Events and Protocol and a B.A. in Applied Language in English and French from Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. She is a native speaker of Catalan and Spanish, speaks fluent English, and has varying levels of French, Italian, and Mandarin. She studied abroad in Canada and the United Kingdom, which is why she strongly believes in the importance of living abroad when it comes to personal growth. These experiences give her insight into the challenges that come with studying abroad, and how to overcome problems and build resilience.