Laura Orestano

President of SocialFare SEED srl

Laura Orestano (@lauraorestano) is CEO at SocialFare |Center for Social Innovation Italy ( and President of the recently-launched first impact seed fund in Italy, SocialFare Seed.

Laura is co-author of UN-ILO Paper “ Social Innovation and the Future of Work”, EU Commission Expert on Social Innovation, Jury Member in EU Social Innovation Competition, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and in 2016 was awarded with the WEF Prize “Iconic Trail Blazer Woman of the Decade”. In 2018 she was appointed Partner in Action Aid International Onlus.