Teacher Bio | Laura Gagliardi
Laura was born in Venice, Italy and since a very young age she tutored younger kids and taught English to adults for several Language Schools in the Triveneto Area. After completing her Master Degree in Foreign Languages: American Studies, at Ca’ Foscari University with a thesis in American theatre, she moved to Massachusetts where she studied Psychology at Mount Holyoke College where she taught Italian at college level. Back to Italy for a short while, she was the Language expert and cultural liaison for the Unites States Air Force at the Aviano Air Base, Pordenone. After two working experiences in Australia and the UK, Laura decided to move back to the U.S. permanently where she earned another Master Degree in Italian Studies at Boston College while being the language instructor for the Italian Department. In 2016 she won the Teaching Excellence Award and in 2017 she graduated with the dissertation “Road to California: from Cesare Pavese to the United States, an excursus on perdition and recognition, in film and literature” which took her finally to Los Angeles, CA to pursue her artistic career as a writer.