Laura Martinez Escobar

Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College
GHC Scholarship sponsored by Facebook

Laura is a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University, pursuing a Master of Information Systems Management degree, which offers a perfect blend of technology, management, and strategy. She has played an active role in digital media with clients and teams of different sizes around the world, getting to participate in very early stages in a project including planning, task-breakdown, development and documentation. She leads both on-site and off-site teams in addition to complete her own responsibilities. She just finished her internship as a Business Analyst at Razorfish where she worked on a project launch and marketing plan definition for one of their most important clients.

“Marissa Mayer is probably the most interesting woman in the industry right now as she took the lead of one of the key players in technology at a difficult time. She has been successful proving that she has what it takes to make a company stay relevant and innovative.”