PEER Entrepreneur in Residence

Lauren is a senior from Atlanta, Georgia concentrating in Business, Entrepreneurship, and Organizations. Since getting involved in entrepreneurship during the spring of her first-year, Lauren has participated in a number of Nelson Center opportunities. This includes teaching for Young Entrepreneurs of Providence, sourcing Brown- and RISD-founded companies for Van Wickle Ventures, and meeting founders during the Synapse New York trip. During the 2020 summer, during Breakthrough Lab (B-Lab), Lauren launched her startup Figured that helps people with afro-textured hair find personalized advice and product recommendations. Outside of the Center, Lauren serves as the co-Editor and Chief for the Brown Technology Review. She is excited to help members the Brown community realize the potential of their ideas and connect them with entrepreneurship resources and opportunities.