Laurie Manderino has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Management from the California University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science degree in Finance from the University of Colorado at Denver.
In the past, Laurie has worked at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Rwanda as the Country Director. She was also involved in the US Peace Corp in Benin as an Associate Country Director.
Laurie also worked at the Harvard Institute for International Development in Cambridge, MA as a Project Manager in the Environment Program. She also worked at Tetra Tech EM (formerly PRC EMI) in Washington DC and Denver, CO as an Environmental Policy and Finance Consultant.
Laurie is currently researching the linkages among policy development, financial incentives, and community outreach programs in achieving sustainable urban infrastructure goals. Her current research project is in Voluntary Environmental Programs. Laurie has also published the following:
Manderino, L.A.; deLeon, P.; Rivera, J., Voluntary Environmental Programs: A Policy Perspective, Chapter 1: Voluntary Environmental Programs: An Introduction. Lexington Books, forthcoming book late 2009.
Manderino, L.A.; deLeon, P.; Managerial Implications of Voluntary Environmental Programs: Lessons from the Commons. Presentation to the American and European Public Administrations in Comparison Conference, Tampere, Finland, 2009.