Lauren Bush Lauren, Founder and CEO of FEED, illuminating the link between entrepreneurship and social responsibility, shares key insights about building a powerhouse brand focused on the fight against hunger.
In less than a decade, FEED has donated over 95 million meals to underserved communities across the globe. Lauren co-founded FEED, a socially conscious accessories and apparel company, in 2007 after traveling the world as a World Food Programme (WFP) Honorary Spokesperson. On her travels, she witnessed the effects of hunger firsthand and was inspired to help fight malnutrition for youth around the world. Founded on the belief that people’s choices of what to buy and wear have the power to change the world, FEED has built a global movement connecting their customers to the cause. Every one of FEED’s products has a number stamped on it that signifies the amount of meals or micronutrient packets provided with its purchase, creating products that engage people in the fight against hunger in a tangible way.
In 2014, Lauren was named as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneurs and one of Crain’s 40 Under 40.