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Tania Laden

Executive Director

LivelyHoods

Direct Phone: +254 *********       

Email: t***@***.org

LivelyHoods

11766 Wilshire Blvd. Floor 9

Los Angeles, California 90025

United States

Company Description

LivelyHoods is a not-for-profit social enterprise that creates jobs for youth and women in Kenyan slums through the distribution of life-changing products. After interviewing 278 youth about how they survive, we learned they all had sales experience wit... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Adviser
Kito International

Business and Technology Analyst
Ezlearn Educacional Ltda

Intern
Mattel Inc.

Affiliations

Entrepreneur Fellow
Mara Foundation

Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley & Co.

Financial Advisor
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC

Education



Stanford

B.S.

Stanford University

degree
Science , Technology and Society
Stanford University

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LEADERSHIP TEAM - LivelyHoods –

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Tania Laden, Co-Founder & Executive Director

Tania earned her B.S. from Stanford University, where she graduated with a degree in Science, Technology and Society with a focus on Management Science & Engineering. Tania joined LivelyHoods at the end of 2010, bringing her global business acumen and experience to the organization. Prior to LivelyHoods, Tania worked as a Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley and as a Business & Technology Analyst at EZLearn, an educational technology start-up in Brazil. After serving as an adviser and volunteer for two years with KITO International, Tania moved to Kenya to build and manage iSmart, the first sales agent network created by LivelyHoods. Tania is recognized as a 2011 Mara Foundation Entrepreneur Fellow and one of PBS Newshour's Agents of Change.


FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM - LivelyHoods –

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Submit completed applications to Tania Laden, at tania@livelyhoods.org.


The co-founders of LivelyHoods, ...

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The co-founders of LivelyHoods, Tania Laden and Maria Springer, have a long history together that made them as close as sisters.

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The two were best friends through middle school and high school and they remained close while Tania went to Stanford and Maria attended UCLA.
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After working with Kenyan street youth for two years, Maria asked Tania to leave her job with Morgan Stanley and work with her in Kenya.
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After a few months, Tania and Maria decided to start a social enterprise - LivelyHoods - that would channel the natural sales ability of street youth toward a life of self-sufficiency.


Tania ...

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Tania Laden

Director of Business Development, Kenya
Tania holds her B.S. from Stanford University, graduating with a degree in Science, Technology and Society with a focus on Management Science & Engineering. She brings experience in business and product development, project management and finance. Prior to KITO, Tania worked with Morgan Stanley as a financial analyst, assisting non-profits and for-profit social ventures to manage their assets and investments. Additionally, Tania worked as a business and technology analyst for the Brazilian technology start-up EZLEARN, working with the COO to manage product strategy and implementation. Finally, Tania worked for three consecutive summers with Mattel in Chile and El Segundo, California. Working directly with the VP of Global Sales, Training and Diversity, Tania helped create trainings and develop and implement diversity-related content on Mattel.com and intranet sites to improve cross-cultural understanding and sales. Tania also served as a Project Management analyst, assisting the PMO to organize meetings, deliverables, schedules and internal project related communications during an $8MM Global Procurement Transformation Project.

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