Social entrepreneurs face a unique landscape when it comes to fundraising. Learn more about what type of investment might be right for your social venture and how to be prepared for the inevitable pitch. Participants can expect to get insight on some of the challenges and opportunities faced by social entrepreneurs seeking financing and will leave with practical steps to get their social venture investment-ready.
Lauren is the COO of the Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women philanthropists that launched in NYC in January 2011. Prior to the Pipeline Fellowship, Lauren worked in the nonprofit and public sectors in economic development, environmental issues, and women’s empowerment. Lauren has a B.A. in English Literature and Environmental Studies from Washington University in St. Louis and an M.P.A. in Economic Development and Comparative & International Affairs from Indiana University’s School for Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA). She is also a proud School for International Training (SIT) alumna.