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Dichotomy Podcast with Mike Reid

Feb 16, 2021

Lauren is a compassionate connector, who has parlayed her genuine passion for giving to inspire philanthropy and social investment across borders, sectors and causes. As an expert in strategic philanthropy and corporate giving, Lauren helps non-profits, social enterprise and purpose driven companies enhance their impact on a global scale.


As the Principal & Executive Optimist of Impact Giving, Lauren helps individuals, corporations, foundations and family offices lead a more purpose-driven life through their giving and through their wealth. Lauren has been an advisor, partner, board member or volunteer for over 100 impact-focused organizations, which allows her to CONNECT a powerful network of impact focused players from around the world. 


In this episode, we talk about the dichotomy of love and lost, good and bad, navigating the road to recovery from a concussion and how big of a role family plays in her life and her career. Enjoy! 


  • The dichotomy of love and lost
  • Recovery from concussion
  • The impact of family role in her development 
  • Navigating the fear and excitement of becoming mom while building a career 
  • Finding the balance between family and work 



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