Lauren Marinigh

Three Years at Futurpreneur Canada

By Lauren | August 9, 2017 | 0 Comment

At the beginning of July I celebrated my three year anniversary working for an organization called Futurpreneur Canada. Futurpreneur is the only national non-profit organization in Canada that offers financing, mentorship and resources for young entrepreneurs (aged 18-39). When I was hired three years ago I didn’t really have any idea what I was getting […]

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How Going Door-to-Door Made This Country Music Singers Dream Come True

By Lauren | July 10, 2017 | 0 Comment

The saying about “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” is one that we are all probably familiar with, but in reality, not all of us are lucky to have contacts in the fields and industry that we want to pursue. So where do you start when you are trying to pursue your […]

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What My Internship Taught Me

By Lauren | December 19, 2016 | 0 Comment

I still remember interviewing for my first internship. In order to graduate from my public relations post-graduate program, I had to complete a month long internship in the communications industry. My school brought in a bunch of people from within the industry who were looking for interns to conduct interviews with us. Somehow I got […]

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Five Ways Travel Has Helped My Career

By Lauren | September 6, 2016 | 0 Comment

Anyone who knows me knows that travel is a huge part of my life. I love to travel and I’m a firm believer in using up those vacation days and taking the time for yourself to explore. But although travel is important to me, so is maintaining a career. Even though when you travel you’re […]

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CBC, Influencers + The Globe & Mail: Social Media Week Day 3 Recap

By Lauren | June 12, 2016 | 0 Comment

Thursday was the third and final day of Social Media Week Toronto. It was an absolutely incredible week, filled with inspiring social media professionals and speakers. Although I was starting to become a bit exhausted, and my brain was in overdrive from taking in all the great information from the sessions, day three was still another […]

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Scotiabank, Lululemon, Uber & More: Social Media Week Day 2 Recap

By Lauren | June 9, 2016 | 0 Comment

Today was day two of three for Social Media Week Toronto, and it was another good one. Today’s sessions were a bit more intimate as there were sessions happening at both BrightLane and Brainstation to choose from. I loved how there were so many options to pick from, but also was disappointed when I had […]

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Trend Hunter, Twitter, BuzzFeed and Norm Kelly: Day 1 Recap of SMWiTO

By Lauren | June 7, 2016 | 0 Comment

Today was my first day of three at Social Media Week Toronto, and boy was it a good one. Speakers came from some of Toronto’s (and the worlds) hottest places like Trend Hunter, Twitter, Shopify, and BuzzFeed, to share insights and interact with the crowd of social media and marketing professionals. There was even an onstage […]

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Recap of #SocialMediaTO at Brainstation

By Lauren | May 2, 2016 | 0 Comment

Last week I attended Brainstation‘s #SocialMediaTO event in Toronto. The event brought together four social media professionals and influencers for a panel discussion on everything social media. Panelists included Stephanie, Global Social Media Lead of G Adventures, Francesca, Social Media Strategist of Grey Canada, Elamin, Social Media Editor of Buzzfeed Canada, and was moderated by […]

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10 Stories of Kick-Ass Canadian Entrepreneurs

By Lauren | February 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Working at an organization that finances and supports young entrepreneurs, I get to meet and see a lot of cool businesses and entrepreneurs come through our doors. As a content creator for our organization, one of the most rewarding things is getting to tell the inspiring stories of these entrepreneurs. Here are just some my colleagues […]

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Influencers Takeover

By Lauren | January 19, 2016 | 0 Comment

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is a yearly initiative that happens every year for one week in November across the globe in 160 countries. The objective of the week is to celebrate innovators and job creators who launch start-ups. Each year, host countries help organize events, encourage organizations and people to get involved, and raise awareness […]

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