The Team



Laura Franco Henao

Laura Franco Henao

Learning Innovation Coordinator

Role at the Foundation

Laura's role at the Foundation involves supporting our online learning activities as well as our work in Higher Education and our global Disruptive Innovation Festival. She also helps coordinate the Learning Team and develop professional learning resources.


Laura is originally from Spain but has lived abroad in Canada, Ireland and the UK. After studying her degree in Economics in Spain and Ireland, she moved to the international development field. She holds a masters in Development Studies from the Institute of Development Studies where she did research on how the Circular Economy can help address environmental and social challenges in Uruguay. She loves meeting and learning from people from different backgrounds, sports, and trying new things!