Our Team

Laura VanessaLaura Vanesssa Munoz 

Connecting people and spreading good ideas! Laura has a multidisciplinary background in marketing, business development, entrepreneurship and international recruitment. She is a global entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience working and has led the business development activities of several business across continents. She is the founder at Empowering Futures, organisation that has developed a transformational entrepreneurship programme and promotes diversity, inclusiveness and social impact. Laura also leads the business development and student recruitment strategy for Africa and the Americas at the top modern university in the UK and she is a fellow at the Royal Society of Arts.

Email: laura@empoweringfutures.org



Ioanna Axinte 

People. Leadership. Innovation – Ioana is passionate about developing teams that love the idea of remaining ever open and curious to new innovations that add or improve existing systems. She loves creating and delivering world-class transformational education programmes which brings together her learnings from over eight years’ experience in the events, education and business sectors. Ioana currently works with SMEs delivering business support programmes focusing on effective leadership, communication, innovation and new tech adoption. She is currently completing her MSc in Business and Organisational Psychology.

Email: Joanna@empoweringfutures.org