Lauren McGoodwin

2020 Speaker
Lauren McGoodwin

LAUREN McGOODWIN is Career Contessa’s CEO and has a life mission to help women build successful and fulfilling careers on their terms. In 2013, Lauren launched Career Contessa out of her master’s thesis project to close the gap in career development resources for women. Career Contessa now helps millions of women each year with their careers through content, online learning courses, and job listings. Formerly, Lauren was a recruiter for Hulu. Lauren regularly contributes career advice to outlets like Good Morning America, Goop, and more. Lauren is also the host of Career Contessa’s podcast, The Femails, and is currently writing her first book, Power Moves: How to Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose, coming out in May 2020 from Harper Business. She has a B.Ed. from University of Oregon and a Master’s in Communication Management from USC, where she wrote her thesis on millennial women and career resources.

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