Dr. Georgianna Laws, known as an advocate for chief online education officers (COEOs), brings over 20 years of global experience in online education and leadership. As CEO of Geo Laws Consulting, her mission is simple: use technology and innovation to create meaningful learning experiences. She’s committed to pushing the limits of digital learning, empowering leaders in higher education to establish and scale quality online programs. All the while, she promotes corporate social responsibility and supports UNESCO’s sustainable development goals.
Georgianna’s doctoral research focused on the legitimate power that COEOs hold over online-program quality assurance at higher education institutions in the United States. She speaks to national audiences about topics such as artificial intelligence, the COEO role in higher education, executive leadership development virtual team building, and quality in the design, delivery, and administration of online education. As a board of directors member of the United States Distance Learning Association, Dr. Laws serves as chair for National Distance Learning Week.