If you want to know what mentorship really means, I know a woman.

A journal Lauren gifted me in 2018

This week has been shit. This week has also been, in some ways, pure love.

On Tuesday, October 29, Lauren Brown passed away at age 37 (her birthday was two months earlier, in August). Breast cancer killed her, but to me, and so many people, she is still so alive.

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Investor at NextView Ventures. Journalist. Thinking about gender, equality, and pugs. Formerly at Chief, Quartz, Slow, Bridgewater Associates, Middlebury.

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