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Lauren Bush Lauren: Social Entrepreneurship is in the Bag

Wednesday, August 14
2:00PM - 3:00PM
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Belmont Ballroom 2/3

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Donna Fenn
Inc Magazine - Contributing Editor

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Lauren Bush Lauren
FEED - Founder & CEO

Summary

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Lauren Bush Lauren, founder and CEO of FEED, which "Creates Good Products That Help FEED the World," grew her social enterprise from seller of simple burlap bags to powerhouse brand with strategic partnerships among major retailers and brands such as Target, Whole Foods Market, Disney, and Tory Burch. Over the past six and a half years, her company has donated more than $6 million and provided nearly 60 million school meals to impoverished children and vitamin supplements to more than 3.5 million children.

In this exclusive interview with Inc. contributing editor Donna Fenn, Lauren will talk about the bold trajectory of FEED—from the company's early days to the struggles and triumphs of balancing entrepreneurial aspirations with a philanthropic mission. Lauren will also discuss with Inc. the tough decisions made along the way regarding partnerships, advisers, product development, and company expansion. In 2010, Lauren was honored as one of Inc.'s 30 Under 30 Coolest Entrepreneurs.

Event Type:
Sessions
Category:
Keynote
Theme:
Cultural Impact

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