Born in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. Studied Law at PUC-RJ a Catholic University.
Has lived in the USA for 30 years, most of it in South Florida and since 2005 in Orlando, where found her way to Community Work.
Joined the CFBACC-Central Florida Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce in 2011, In 2012 became part of the Board of Directors as the Secretary and in 2014 was elected President for the next two years.
Laiz created the Hotspotorlando, Hotspotnews and the First Brazilian-American Digital Magazine in English and Portuguese, AboutUs, where she acts as the Editor in Chief. Their moto is Brazilian Media The American Way.