PYXERA Global Announces the Promotion of Laura Asiala to Vice President of Public Affairs
Washington, D.C., November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is proud to announce the promotion of Laura Asiala to Vice President of Public Affairs.
Ms. Asiala’s experience building impactful public-private partnership programs makes her an incredible asset to PYXERA Global’s mission and its executive leadership team. She joined PYXERA Global last year as the Senior Director of Client Relations and Public Affairs.
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to help advance PYXERA Global’s mission of bridging the public, private and social sectors for sustainable solutions to complex challenges,” says Ms. Asiala. “And I’m very much looking forward to what 2015 will bring as PYXERA Global celebrates twenty-five years of global engagement.”
Ms. Asiala’s thirty year career in international business included roles in finance, marketing, human resources, and communications. Prior to joining PYXERA Global, Ms. Asiala was the Director of Corporate Citizenship at the Dow Corning Corporation where she led development of their citizenship programs from local site community relations to global citizenship strategies. She oversaw the development of the company’s global pro bono program, Citizen Service Corps and the company’s public-private partnership with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, a partnership amongst the UN Foundation, the U.S. State Department, and the Clinton Global Initiative, among others.
Under Ms. Asiala’s leadership, PYXERA Global will continue to drive innovative partnership between public, private and social entities—facilitating programs of lasting impact for its clients around the world.
Ms. Asiala continually participates in the evolving discussion of sustainable, impactful global engagement. She also serves on the Board of Directors for Net Impact, a community of more than 50,000 student and professional leaders creating positive social and environmental change in the workplace.
Drawing from her experience in talent development and culture building in both corporate and non-profit settings, Asiala will speak to creating a culture of employee engagement as part of a panel discussion, “What’s New and What’s Next in CSR” and will also be giving a talk on Volunteerism 2.0 at the upcoming 2014 Net Impact Conference Nov. 7 and 8 in Minneapolis, MN.
About PYXERA Global
PYXERA Global (@PYXERAGlobal) leverages the unique strengths of corporations, governments, social sector organizations, educational institutions, and individuals to enhance the abilities of people and communities to solve complex problems and attain mutually beneficial goals. With a quarter century of experience in more than 90 countries, the PYXERA Global team is passionate and dedicated to navigating challenges and pinpointing purposeful global engagement opportunities for its clients and partners. Initiatives include a wide range of services from local content development to global pro bono programs and integrated community development efforts that transform lives and livelihoods.
Contact: Katie Levey, Director of Media Relations