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Lauren Smith Brody

2018 Speaker

LAUREN SMITH BRODY is the author of The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby (Doubleday/Anchor). She’s the founder of The Fifth Trimester consulting, which helps parents and businesses collaborate to create a more family-friendly workplace culture. The Fifth Trimester has been featured on Good Morning America,, Fast Company, and dozens more outlets, and Brody has been a featured speaker at companies and organizations including Facebook, Fried Frank, The New York Times, Google, American Express, and more. A longtime leader in the women’s magazine industry, Brody was most recently the executive editor of Glamour magazine, where she ran the editorial staff and produced the magazine’s annual Women of the Year awards, honoring luminaries like Dr. Maya Angelou and Hillary Clinton. @laurensbrody