Lauren Decker is a Co-Founder of The Co-Co. Prior to joining this start-up team, Lauren led marketing and communications initiatives in the for-profit and non-profit sectors. She is committed to connecting people and building momentum for mission-driven brands.
A graduate of Georgetown University, Lauren started her career in marketing roles at Atlantic Media Company, Time Inc., and Kraft Foods. After earning her MBA from Columbia Business School, Lauren transitioned to the philanthropic sector serving as Director of Strategic Partnerships at Cristo Rey in East Harlem and then Head of Community Investment for Barclays' Americas region. Lauren joined the founding team of The Co-Co while building a new network local to NJ as an independent non-profit consultant. She serves as a Board Member for Summit Downtown Inc. and an Advisory Board member for EcoSpaces Education in Newark. She lives in Summit with her husband and two children.
Lauren joins Kristen Hall, COO of Mother Honestly, to discuss how the Co-Co originated when a group of women joined together to create a place to support women at all stages of life and career. Lauren offers insight into how the Co-Co has adapted virtual programs to support co-working and co-learning locally and nationally. Be sure to visit https://www.theco-co.com/ and at @thecoconj.