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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
Investing in Asia: Grasping Corporate Governance Nuances Is Key
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What do swimming scallops have to do with investing in Asia? A lot, according to S. Joyce Li, CFA.

Diversity and Inclusion: Driving Change in Investment Management
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The investment management industry has a failing grade when it comes to diversity and inclusion. But a new report hopes to change that.

Building an Inclusive Work Culture
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What does a culture of inclusion look like?

Weekend Reads: A Mind-Boggling Number and the Power of Positive People
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Nicholas Colas shared some great "cocktail nuggets" during his presentation at the 63rd Annual Financial Analysts Seminar, Lauren Foster reports.

Weekend Reads: Pickleball, Pythagoras’s Theorem, and Pandemics
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The fastest-growing sport in the United States, the productive aspects of boredom, and a Stonehenge revelation are among the topics in this week's edition of Weekend Reads from Lauren Foster.

Weekend Reads: Fireflies, Theranos, Ritholtz Recommendations
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Here in the United States, it is Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer. And that means two things: summer reading lists and fireflies, Lauren Foster writes.

The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!
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The robots are coming. But they’re not as smart or technologically advanced as we think, says Kate Darling.

The Robots Are Coming! The Robots Are Coming!
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“I’m not worried so much about robots developing their own agenda and taking over the world,” says Kate Darling. “I’m a little bit more worried about people and how we decide to use the robots as a society.”

Weekend Reads: Life in 2030 and a Meal in Patagonia
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Have you ever stopped to think about what life will be like in 2030?

Weekend Reads: Western Mongolia Edition
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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.