About the Author & Founder
Lauren Smith Brody is a writer, producer, consultant, speaker, and the author of the upcoming book The Fifth Trimester (Doubleday, April 2017). Prior to launching T5T, Lauren had a 16-year career in magazine publishing, most recently as the longtime executive editor of Glamour magazine at Condé Nast, overseeing the magazine's features, beauty, and fashion content, as well as brand and digital extensions and editorial events, including Glamour's annual Women of the Year awards. As both an executive-level manager and a content expert, she helped colleagues and 12 million monthly readers though career and life transitions with empathy and vital information. Raised in Ohio, Texas, and Georgia, she now lives in New York City with her husband and two young sons.