Lauren Booker Allen

Lauren Booker Allen

Lauren Booker Allen, Senior Manager, Impact Investing, Omidyar Network
Senior Manager, Impact Investing, Omidyar Network

Lauren leads impact investing industry development efforts at Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm that has committed nearly $1BN to for-profit companies and nonprofit organizations. She manages investments, strategic partnerships, and thought leadership initiatives that drive the firm’s field-building and engagement objectives.

Previously, Lauren spent five years at Goldman Sachs, most recently on the healthcare investment banking team. She also worked in the global compliance division after beginning her career in the training and communications group, focusing on regulatory and reputational risk management efforts. Her financial services background is coupled with numerous experiences at the intersection of business and global economic development; she has completed studies and project work in China, Malaysia, South Africa, and the Dominican Republic.

Lauren earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and BA from Yale University. She is Vice Chair of the Jackie Robinson Foundation Pacific Northwest Regional Scholar Advisory Committee and an alumni mentor of Management Leadership for Tomorrow.


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