Ms. Laura Berrocal has over a decade of experience working in strategic alliance and partnership national and local level. She currently serves as Vice President of Public Policy and Legislative Affairs for a strategic consulting and regulatory firm in Washington, D.C. Ms. Berrocal leads the development and implementation of comprehensive legislative, business development, and communications strategies for Fortune 500 companies and industry trade associations spanning the tech, telecommunications, media, health, and energy sectors. In previous roles with the Pennsylvania State Senate and national and international organizations such as the National Puerto Rican Coalition, the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council, and Third World Network, Ms. Berrocal has provided public policy counsel in the areas of technology, minority entrepreneurship, energy, education, and health, as well as developed results driven communications and educational campaigns.
Ms. Berrocal has appeared as a guest on HuffPost Live and Fusion TV and her work has been featured in publications such as Minority Engineer Magazine, Fox News Latino, and Politic365.
Currently, she serves as Chair of the Innovation Generation Coalition and as a Contributing Writer to media company Silicon Valley Latino. Ms. Berrocal sits on the Board of Directors of the National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce and the Board of Advisors of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council. She holds a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree from The George Washington University Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration (TSPPPA) and a B.A. in Political Science and Professional Studies in Spanish from Temple University. She resides in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area with her family.