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Lauren Foster

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Biography

Lauren Foster is managing editor of Enterprising Investor and co-lead of CFA Institute’s Women in Investment Management initiative. Previously, she worked as a freelance writer for Barron’s and the Financial Times. Prior to her freelance work, Foster spent nearly a decade on staff at the FT as a reporter and editor based in the New York bureau. Foster holds a BA in political science from the University of Cape Town, and an MS in journalism from Columbia University.

Author's Posts
Weekend Reads: Life in 2030 and a Meal in Patagonia

Have you ever stopped to think about what life will be like in 2030?

Weekend Reads: Western Mongolia Edition

Back from Mongolia after an extraordinary journey with a family of Kazakh eagle hunters, Lauren Foster shares some of the images she captured and lessons she learned along the 150-kilometer trek.

2018 Outlook for US Wealth Management: “The Year of the Client”

April Rudin, founder and president of The Rudin Group, spoke about the disconnect between clients and firms; the "new" client experience; and why she believes 2018 will be the “Year of the Client," in an interview with Lauren Foster.

Negotiation Management 101 with Foad Forghani

“Negotiation management is much more than talking and arguing,” said shadow negotiator Foad Forghani.

Best of 2017 Weekend Reads: Lost and Found

Do you remember the last time you received a handwritten letter or note, or were struck by beautiful penmanship? Lauren Foster does.

Winning Advice from a Shadow Negotiator

Foad Forghani explains that the key principle of successful negotiation is to influence the decision-making process of the other side.

Suni Harford: The Key to Retaining Women in Finance

Why are there so few women in asset management, specifically, and finance, generally? Put that question to Suni Harford, head of investments and group managing director at UBS Asset Management, and she would say: "Lack of opportunity."

Shaping the Future of Finance: Recent Gender Diversity Research

Heather Brilliant, CFA, and Brad M. Barber discuss recent research on gender diversity at the CFA Institute Alpha and Gender Diversity Conference. Lauren Foster provides a synopsis.

Weekend Reads: Facebook, Tribalism, and the Search for Meaning

Why smart people do foolish things, the search for meaning, and the potential dangers of social media and smartphones are among the topics covered in Lauren Foster's latest Weekend Reads.

Nobel Laureate Richard H. Thaler on the End of Behavioral Finance

Richard H. Thaler, the US economist who elevated the word “nudge” from transitive verb to political catchphrase, can now add “Nobel laureate” to his impressive biography. Lauren Foster discusses Thaler's contributions to the field of economics.