Laura France

Head of School


Laura France graduated from Bridgewater College, a private liberal arts college in Bridgewater, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Arts in English.


One of the founding families of Mariposa School of Global Education, Laura also facilitated the Manadoob Program for Self-Esteem in conjunction with Pepperdine University and Lindero Canyon Middle School, producing a research study proving the benefits of social-emotional learning for successful childhood development. As a former member of National Charity League, Boys Team Charity, and Westlake Village Junior Women's club, Laura performed many hours of community service to support teens in developing a philanthropic mindset, leadership skills, and personal growth.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Grew up on a farm in Virginia.
  • Have lived in Westlake Village for over 30 years.
  • Love to read, hike, and eat potato chips.