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Laura Rubbo Joins HRI Board of Overseers

Laura Chapman Rubbo, Director of International Labor Standards at The Walt Disney Company has recently joined the board of overseers for the Human Rights Institute.

She is Director, International Labor Standards at The Walt Disney Company,
 headquartered in Burbank, California.  Disney's International Labor Standards program seeks to foster safe, inclusive and respectful workplaces wherever Disney-branded products are made.  Ms. Rubbo plays a key leadership role at Disney in managing strategy, policy and programs for Disney's global supply chain labor standards program.  Among her specific responsibilities, she leads the global factory monitoring program, external stakeholder engagement and communications, industry collaboration, supply chain philanthropic investments, risk assessment, research, and training. 
 
Ms. Rubbo is a Board Member of Social Accountability Accreditation Services, a Senior Fellow at the University of Southern California's Society & Business Lab, Vice Chair of the Corporate Responsibility Committee of the United States Council for International Business, and a frequent speaker at corporate social responsibility and ethical sourcing conferences.  Prior to Disney, she worked at Business for Social Responsibility and Gap Inc. in their business and human rights programs. 
 
Ms. Rubbo has a Master's Degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University and is a proud graduate of UCONN's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, with a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and German.