Laura was born and raised in Latvia, but left her home country after high school. She received her BA in Business Administration and Tourism Management from Fort Lewis College in Colorado, USA. Later Laura worked in the tourism industry in California, Italy, Dubai and really enjoyed the planning and coordinating aspect of all of her roles. While completing her MS in Tourism Economics and Regional Development at the University of the Algarve, Laura also worked as the International Masters Programme Coordinator in her faculty.
In July 2015 Laura moved to Amsterdam after accepting a job as Events Coordinator in which she organized international B2B conferences around the world in the youth travel industry.
Currently she works as the Events Coordinator at CIS.