Fab Planet Summit Speaker: Laura Clise
Laura Clise is the Director of External Communications & Corporate Citizenship at AREVA Inc. and a 2013 Aspen Institute First Mover Fellow. Responsible for external communications, stakeholder engagement, public relations, and corporate citizenship, she previously led AREVA Inc.’s Sustainable Development department, overseeing the development and deployment of the company’s first regional sustainability strategy and supplier diversity program. Before joining AREVA Inc., Laura’s sustainability experience included work for the U.N. Global Compact, Intel Corporation, and Business for Social Responsibility. She began her career in brand management at General Mills and subsequently worked for McMaster-Carr Supply Company, where she led the international sales operations department. Laura received an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and a BA in International Relations from Carleton College. She serves on the Net Impact Corporate Advisory Council, the Thunderbird Global Advisory Council, the Center for Energy and Climate Solutions’ Business Environmental Leadership Council Steering Committee, and on the Athlete Ally Board of Directors. Fluent in French, she is also able to sing and/or order chocolate ice cream in Chinese, Cambodian, German, Hebrew, Italian, Spanish, and Turkish.