Lauren’s role with Y.A.B. is to be the driving force behind the business and development entity of Y.A.B. She has a passion for helping to develop businesses for women of color and further promote the businesses that already exist. Her personal career in politics working with several corporate executives and business owners as campaign donors has helped to expand the Y.A.B. network. Through the business development entity of Y.A.B., she works with co-working spaces to change the narrative and bring more women of color to their resources to create collaborations and opportunity. By fostering event collaborations and outreach to several female-owned businesses, she helps to further flourish and carry out the Y.A.B. mission.