“Mr. Kressy ́s integrated approach to engineering, business, and design resonated with how businesses should operate and the hands-on lab experience makes the program unique. This model should be adopted in corporations as a C-Suite group leading strategy.”
Laura is a passionate and driven entrepreneur and intrapreneur who has always combined creativity with business. At New York University, she designed her own curriculum in studio art, business, and philosophy. While creating a thesis project at Parsons School of Design, Laura reconnected with her passion—making and selling products. Her winning thesis was adopted as a case study at the Milano Graduate School in New York for a Social Entrepreneurship class and she was invited to present her business plan at the Global Youth Conference at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. In 2011, Laura launched her own cosmetics manufacturing enterprise, Vonne, Inc., in Honduras and had her products sold in Walmart and TV Shopping.
After designing, developing, and launching mass consumer products in LATAM markets for 8 years she realized she needed to take a sabbatical and continue her education.