Lauren Reilly is the Executive Director of SuitUp, a national non-profit organization that increases career readiness for students in underserved communities through innovative business competitions. She joins SuitUp after serving as a board member and Chief Learning Officer for Practice Makes Perfect. Lauren is a Teach for America alum and NY certified teacher, having taught both middle and high school in the Bronx and Harlem. Lauren has received the SOCAP Entrepreneur, Gratitude Network, and NYU Senior Leaders Fellowships and has been recognized by the Obama administration as a White House Champion for Change. Most recently, Lauren is an alum of the Goldman Sach’s 10K Small Business Program and 1 of 17 businesses selected to participate in Santa Clara’s Global Social Benefit Institutions’ Accelerator Program. Lauren graduated with a Master's degree in Education from Fordham University and a Bachelor's degree in History from Vassar College.