Market Lead, France

Laura Natera

Laura Valentina Natera is the Market Lead for WEConnet International in France , strengthening partnerships between Member Buyers and Women-Owned Businesses. Before joining WEConnect Laura served the United Nations, the Inter-American Development Bank, ILO, USAID and numerous other multilateral organizations as Gender Economist, leading operations related to female entrepreneurship, gender equality and inclusive technology SMEs in LATAM, EMEA and the APAC region.

In 2023 Laura was listed as one of the London School of Economics (LSE)Young Emerging Women Leaders. In addition , she is part of theĀ  World Bank`s We-Fi Committee , which seek to address financial and non-financial constraints faced by women-owned/led small and medium enterprises in developing countries.