Laura Becker-Lewke, BA (Wellesley college) , LL.B. ( McGill University) and MBA New York University, has been privileged to study a variety of disciplines , but believes her most compelling criterion as an effective Be Well coach is her life experience.
Laura is a lawyer admitted to practice in New York State who after three years as a litigator and 10 years as a general counsel for an international shipping company moved to Germany and then California. After 13 years as a lawyer, she spent 21 years raising four children and caring for an elderly mother post stroke.During that time she had an opportunity to volunteer with numerous not-for-profit organizations including the Tech Museum of Innovation, several Christian schools and churches and the YMCA with Adirondacks. Laura has been married over 40 years and has four grown children.
Four years ago she felt called to return to the workforce after studying at Stanford Medical School SPRC program Health for All. She received a certificate in the prevention of chronic disease while creating a mentoring program for the unhoused with a local not-for-profit.
She loves people and enjoys putting her legal and business talents to work with not-for-profit ventures. In addition to being a Be Well coach, Laura is the Executive Director of an international not-for-profit that rescues street kids in Brazil: Hope Unlimited for Children. She has a passion for making a difference and working with the marginalized and underserved.