Lauren Berger - CEO & Founder of Intern Queen, Inc.
Lauren Berger is the CEO and Founder of Intern Queen, Inc., a career and internship lifestyle hub targeting young people who are searching for internship opportunities. She also recently launched her self-titled site Laren Berger Inc. as a companion to Intern Queen, offering advice on careers, life as an entrepreneur, and workplace fashion. She is passionate about guiding students to the internship of their dreams, and helps create, recruit and execute large-scale campaigns for several brands that appeal to millennials as part of her campus marketing agency. Lauren speaks at dozens of events each year on the topics of internships, careers, leadership, and entrepreneurship. Her first book, All Work, No Pay: Finding an Internship, Building Your Resume, Making Connections, and Gaining Job Experience, came out in 2012 and she recently released Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job into Your Dream Career where she shares more of her expertise.
Michael Simmons - Serial Social Entrepreneur, Co-Founder of Empact, and Author
Michael Simmons is the Co-Founder of Empact, a company that helps build entrepreneurship around the world through programs such as the Empact Showcase, an event that brings together some of the country’s top young entrepreneurs. He has even been recognized as a young leader by President Obama. Michael started his first business, Princeton WebSolutions, when he was just sixteen years old, and it went on to be recognized by Youngbiz Magazine as the #1 youth-run web development company in the nation. He has also earned three entrepreneurial awards and his work and company have been featured in five books and on numerous media platforms.