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Laura Morales

Lecturer in Management – Communication

McNair Hall, Room 220

Laura Morales is the founder of Energize Your Outlook, a speaking, training and executive coaching firm. Laura specializes in helping motivate and energize organizations through speaking engagements, networking workshops and interpersonal communications training. She works with corporations, universities, government contractors and non-profit organizations. In addition to her work at the Jones School, Laura also teaches The Art of Networking at Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies. Some of her clients include Shell Oil, Sandia National Laboratories, PM Realty Group, the University of North Texas, Transocean Deepwater Drilling, the Federal Aviation Administration, METRO, and United Space Alliance.

Prior to launching her business in 2005, Laura spent over 20 years in the rapidly changing telecommunications industry. She has served as the chair of the Membership Committee of the Women’s Business Enterprise Alliance (WBEA) and co-chair of the Connect Committee. Laura has also served as the Treasurer on the board of directors for Harris County Protective Services for Children and Adults where she was a board member for three years. She is an active member of The Professional Group (TPG) Houston.

Laura holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and is a graduate of the 2010 Class of Leadership Texas.
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