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Lauren Foster

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Biography

Lauren Foster is a content director on the professional learning team at CFA Institute and host of the Take 15 Podcast. She is the former managing editor of Enterprising Investor and co-lead of CFA Institute’s Women in Investment Management initiative. Lauren spent nearly a decade on staff at the Financial Times as a reporter and editor based in the New York bureau, followed by freelance writing for Barron’s and the FT. Lauren holds a BA in political science from the University of Cape Town, and an MS in journalism from Columbia University.

Author's Posts
Larry Fink on the “Long-Termism of Humanity”

"This is the beauty of humanity: We adapt, we evolve, we move forward,” Larry Fink says.

Morgan Housel on Greed and Fear, Frugality and Paranoia

“Investing is not the study of finance,” Morgan Housel says. “Investing is the study of how people behave with money.”

Race and Inclusion Now: Action Points for Investment Management

How can the investment management industry better embrace diversity?

Janet Yellen on Recession Risks, Inequality, and Climate Change

Janet Yellen sat for a wide-ranging fireside chat with Margaret “Marg” Franklin, CFA.

Margaret Franklin, CFA: Diversity Drives Better Investor Outcomes

Margaret Franklin, CFA, calls on the investment industry to not only deliver alpha but also to drive positive change.

Aswath Damodaran on the Disruption Dilemma

"What makes us uncomfortable about disruption is the uncertainty it brings into every number that we measure," says Aswath Damodaran.

“Aim Higher”: Bonnie St. John’s Keys to Career Success

“Do you have a sponsor who's willing to bet on you?” Olympic medalist Bonnie St. John asks.

Robert G. Hagstrom, CFA, on Liberal Arts Investing

“I've been studying liberal arts investing for 20 years," Robert G. Hagstrom, CFA, says. "Liberal arts investing becomes popular when things get hard.”

No Return: Adam Tooze on the Crises that Changed the World

The global financial crisis of 2008 set events in motion that may affect financial markets far into the future.

Howard Marks, CFA: Getting the Odds on Your Side

What are two of the most important things an investor needs to do to succeed? Howard Marks, CFA, offered his perspective.