Laurence (Lars for short) joined Dimagi Global Services Team with a very diverse background and broad experience. Strongly technical with a career foundation in numerical simulation research engineering and some recent experience in data analytics, she also has practice in project management and was exposed to industries as varied as aerospace, finance, nuclear power, energy efficiency, and pharmaceuticals. As for work environments, they ranged from government body or government funded organizations to consulting, with periodic startup stints. Laurence grew up all over the world including in developing countries where she was exposed at an early age to the challenges that their population can face. She has a PhD in Applied Mathematics & Scientific Computation from Bordeaux I University and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of management. Laurence intends to leverage the breadth of her skills to help Dimagi drive impact to underprivileged communities.