Ave Lauren

Ave Lauren

Ave Lauren

Senior Researcher
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Dr Ave Lauren is Senior Researcher at Estonian Business School, focusing on global cities, innovation centres and global talent mobility. Ave holds a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Cambridge, where her research explored highly-skilled migration to Silicon Valley and the Bay Area, analysing the role of corporations in shaping mobility and migratory flows and the impact this has had on policy-making and migrant communities. As part of her research, she collaborated closely with a range of technology companies in the region, including Intel, Apple, Google, Huawei and Tencent. Prior to joining EBS, she was the National Coordinator for Estonia at the European Migration Network (EMN), an European Commission coordinated expert network, and has also held a fellowship at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, addressing the developments in U.S. highly-skilled immigration policy over the last decades. 

 

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