Laura is Summa Cum Laude from the Kogod School of Business (American University), and completed a Master's degree in Design Management (Savannah College of Art & Design, SCAD). She is currently completing her PhD dissertation in Consumer Psychology, sponsored by the Colombian Government's Administrative Department for Science, Technology & Innovation (Colciencias). Junior Chamber International (UN program) recognized her as one of the Top Outstanding Young Persons in Colombia in 2012, and she became part of the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers community of young leaders changing the world in 2013. Laura regularly blogs about branding, design and business at leanbranding.com/blog. She has worked in Groupon, interned at National Geographic and cofounded a digital agency called Ozone Group in 2008. More at www.laurabusche.com.