Lauren Young is the Events Manager for Union Square Ventures. She directs global events and programming opportunities for our portfolio network of 60+ companies. Lauren joined USV in May of 2014 as an Executive Assistant & Office Manager and transitioned into this role in July of 2016. Prior to joining our team she held the position of Assistant Director of Operations for the Institute for Data Sciences and Engineering at Columbia University. She received an undergraduate degree in Finance from Siena College and a Master of Business Administration in 2012 from Union Graduate College. Lauren grew up in Upstate New York and lives in Manhattan with her husband.