Laura Parrott

Laura brings her experience in working with managers and leaders at Google and beyond to her coaching practice. In her role as a Senior Learning & Development Specialist at Google, she helps people managers and leaders strategically approach the challenges of leading at scale.

Laura co-developed and facilitated a highly regarded, multi-day leadership program for top talent at Google, and worked with individuals and teams on intra- and interpersonal skills. She has designed interactive sessions on influencing, emotional intelligence, team effectiveness, and inclusion. Laura is a seasoned facilitator who is known for compassionately working with groups and individuals to shift their mindsets and enable effective behavior change.

In addition to Google, Laura co-created and led an innovative development program for high potential business leaders at the US Olympic Committee. She regularly coaches emerging leaders from start-ups in the Boston area as a designer and facilitator for’s EMERGE program, and has partnered with McKinsey & Company to help their support staff strengthen influencing skills. She has coached executives through organizational change, and well as helping early to mid-career individuals navigate personal and career development.

Laura is certified in the MBTI, MHS 360 Assessment, Situational Leadership, and True Colors, and has completed coaching coursework through the Coaches Training Institute (CTI). She has a BA in Classics from the University of Michigan and a MA in Roman Archaeology from the University of Nottingham. Laura is an experienced yoga and barre teacher in the Boston area with a dedicated following.