Lauren Virshup is a partner at the Stone Door Media Lab, a media analysis firm based in Monterey. Her research and editorial experience includes a decade as VP/GM of database publisher Professional Desk References, Inc., and four years as a lead researcher for Arbitron/Nielsen Audio’s national reports on radio listening.
Lauren began her career working in reproductive rights. After earning an MBA in Non-profit Management from Yale’s School of Management, she served as an adjunct professor at Webster University, Leiden, in the Netherlands, teaching courses in organizational behavior and women in management. Lauren also holds a Master of Public Health degree from Columbia University. Her studies have focused on gender and reproductive health.