Laura Nicola was born in 1990 in Ivrea, a small town located near Torino (Italy). In 1995 Laura moved to Rome, where she lived with her parents and twin brother Stefano until 2009, when she relocated to Ontario to pursue her academic goals. From there she went on to the University of Windsor, where she graduated with distinction in 2013, obtaining a B.A. in Classical Civilization and Philosophy. In April 2015 Laura successfully completed a Master of Arts in Philosophy at the University of Windsor, with a Major Paper titled “Affirming Authenticity, Seeking Recognition. A Critical Account of Social and Personal Identity”. In September 2015 she will further continue her academic career by pursuing a J.D. at the University of Windsor.