Laura Macias

Global Lead, RISE Women's Leadership & Advancement

Laura leads RISE Women’s Advancement and Leadership Program. She also manages RISE implementation in India and Latin America and leads the Data, Evidence & Learning strategy globally. RISE: Reimagining Industry to Support Equality is a new collaborative initiative from BSR’s HERproject, Gap Inc., P.A.C.E, CARE and Better Work-ILO to scale impact and accelerate equality for women workers in global garment, footwear and home furnishings supply chains.

At BSR, she co-authored Keeping Workers in the Loop report, where industry leaders collaborated on exploring the just transition to a circular fashion model, and she advised companies across the globe on equity, inclusion, and justice strategies with a focus on supply chains.

Prior to joining BSR, Laura researched the relationship between innovation, artificial intelligence, and diversity as part of the OECD Observatory of Public Sector Innovation. She also worked at UNICEF in corporate partnerships and fundraising. 

Laura writes about equity-related topics as a columnist, and she speaks Spanish, English, and French. She has an MPA from Sciences Po (Paris) and she completed a fellowship in public leadership at the Universidad de Los Andes (Bogotá).

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