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Lauren Foster

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Biography

Lauren Foster is the former 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
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.

Humans vs. Machines: The Stress Management Edge

The battle between human intelligence and artificial intelligence (AI) may come down to whether humans can successfully manage chronic stress.

Investing in Asia: Grasping Corporate Governance Nuances Is Key

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

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

What does a culture of inclusion look like?

Weekend Reads: A Mind-Boggling Number and the Power of Positive People

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

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

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!

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

Weekend Reads: Life in 2030 and a Meal in Patagonia

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