Lauren Bush Lauren
FEED - Founder & CEO
Lauren Bush Lauren is the Founder and CEO of FEED, a company whose mission is to “Create Good Products That Help FEED the World.”
After witnessing the effects of hunger as a United Nations World Food Programme Honorary Spokesperson, Lauren conceptualized the idea for FEED to engage and empower consumers on this global issue. In 2005, she created the initial FEED 1 bag which, when purchased, feeds one child in school for one year.
Lauren then founded FEED Projects in 2007. Every product sold has a measurable donation attached to it and, to date, the social business has been able provide nearly 60 million school meals globally through the WFP. Additionally, FEED has supported nutrition programs around the world, providing vitamin supplements to over 3.5 million children through UNICEF.
FEED has forged successful relationships with companies such as Target, Disney, Pottery Barn, Clarins, Godiva, Whole Foods Market, Gap, TOMS, Amazon, DKNY, Tory Burch, Rachel Roy and Links of London.
For her work with FEED, Lauren was named one of Fortune Magazine’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs in 2009 and one of Inc. Magazine’s 30 Under 30 in 2010. She has also received the 2010 Accessories Council Humanitarian Award, the 2011 Stevie Award for Best Non-Profit Executive and the 2011 Fashion Group International Humanitarian Award.
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