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Laura Barstow

Business & Operations Manager, YLab


Laura lives and breathes the values of compassion, community, equity, and learning – a perfect fit for impact at FYA.

Laura is responsible for the general business operations of YLab (our consulting and co-design enterprise), working closely with the team to ensure they have the right support mechanisms for long term sustainability and growth. Prior to this Laura was Business Manager, Australia, with Pollinate Group, an award-winning global social enterprise creating a world where women are equipped to lead their communities out of poverty.

When not at work Laura is cultivating a productive, thriving, bird-attracting garden, planning dinner parties for family and friends, or dabbling in one of her volunteer pursuits.