Laura was born in Lecce (Southern Italy); she has dual Italian-American citizenship and she moved to Chicago in September 2022. She attended a humanistic high school, focused on literature, ancient Greek, and Latin. Then she graduated in Law at the University of Salento (Lecce - Italy) and later she passed the Italian bar exam. After moving to Chicago, she taught Italian language at private schools to children and adults, falling in love with the city, the Chicagoans and with the teaching. She is focused and determined, tidy and well organised; she has always loved reading and writing, she is very creative and naturally inclined to work with both children and adults.