Community Heroes
Community Heroes
Oct 14, 2020
#27| Improving the lives of others through Entrepreneurship with Lauren Sherson
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Hear the inspiring journey of a dedicated freedom fighter and advocate for those in need of the wonderful Lauren Sherson. Her entrepreneurial journey started at just 8 years old! From this age she has embraced her natural ability to solve problems and provide solutions for those in need to build, run and exit many businesses. The pandemic has only ramped up her drive to help and serve those in her community and during this time has founded four businesses to help Australians through the pandemic. Drive-in Gigs to give live entertainment a safe stage and artists paid gigs; Backyard Business, an ebook for parents to give their children entrepreneurial skills that prepares them for unknown futures and The Local Venture Group, which has invested in two ventures designed to increase social connectedness and drive local business activity. 

Lauren  is an entrepreneurial behaviourist who develops people, ventures and communities. Her mission is to help people create healthy minds and healthy businesses through social connectedness and generating local business activity. She has spent a decade lecturing at Universities in Entrepreneurship, started and exited two data companies and was the Liberal Candidate for Melbourne in the 2019 Federal Election and currently running for her Local Melbourne City Council. Lauren looks at the psychology, entrepreneurship and politics of a situation, specifically the social interactions that make progress. She is on the Board of Self Employed Australia advocating economic policy and also completing a Graduate Diploma in Psychology at Melbourne University.

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