Laura serves as President of the Americas Chapter of High-Tech High Heels. She has been on the HTHH board of directors since 2011 and involved in HTHH since 2007. She is director of operations for the Audio product line at Texas Instruments, and has also held leadership positions within the Analog division. Laura was inspired to become an engineer because of the example and encouragement of her father, also an electrical engineer. She is a passionate advocate for young women in STEM fields, and enjoys speaking to students, scout groups, educators and adults about engineering careers.