Laura Deckers

Laura Deckers

Associate, Global Philanthropists Circle

Laura Deckers is an Associate based in São Paulo, Brazil. She holds a degree in International Relations from Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado and is currently pursuing a post-graduate degree in Political Science from Fundação Escola de Sociologia e Política de São Paulo. During her academic career, Laura has participated in HACIA Democracy run by Harvard University, was an academic director at Fórum FAAP, which simulates UN conventions for high school students, and studied Drawing and Painting at Parsons School of Design.

Laura's undergraduate dissertation analyzed the impact of anti-drug legislation on the penitentiary systems in Brazil and the United States.This topic, as well as other topics pertaining to security and human rights are of great interest to her.

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