Lauren Rachel Boros


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Lauren Boros is the Director and Principal of Hacking Entrepreneurship. Her career began in education. She joined Teach For America after graduating from Columbia University and taught 7th grade math in Gary, Indiana. She became an administrator before founding a public high school in Chicago. The Noble Academy sought to revolutionize public education, creating a unique partnership with Phillips Exeter Academy and an innovative teaching method. Today, TNA remains one of the highest performing, non-selective schools in the city of Chicago, proudly serving 450 students and their families from 47 different zip codes.

Lauren left The Noble Academy to join Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. There she focused on organizational design, leadership development, strategy and innovation, working closely with the GSB Impact Fund and the Hasso Plattner School of Design (

Believing that our systems should be designed around the people they serve, Lauren has dedicated her life to using human-centered design to improve the lives of others. Lauren was raised in a family that values social justice and, with her husband, is raising her two daughters in Los Angeles to find their way of innovating to make the world a better and more just place.