Laura BENNEGADI, born and raised in Paris, is the Founder and CEO of ArtBound Initiative, an international arts internship program which connects students and recent graduates with artists and arts organizations in New York City and Berlin. Laura is currently the Assistant Director of the T.Fellowship program, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts.
Selected work experience as an art administrator includes:
- Managing Director of the Berlin Collective (international artist network);
- Associate Producer on three Off-Broadway shows (including Not By Bread Alone at the NYU Skirball Center);
- Production & Marketing Coordinator for East Bank Entertainment (firm specializing in the development, production, and management of artists and live commercial attractions).
Laura has also built an expertise in development as she worked on fundraising campaigns for several foundations, such as the American Friends of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation’s campaign which led to 30M Euros donations by 18 individuals including Steven Spielberg and Ronald Lauder. She is now chair of the board of the non-profit Good Food for All.
Laura graduated valedictorian of an M.S. in International Strategic Management at the Sorbonne University in Paris, France.