Laura Brounstein is the founder of Brounstein Ventures, a content, campaign and brand strategy firm focused on storytelling for changemakers, with clients ranging from The Center For Reproductive Rights (where she is currently the Acting CCMO) to Intel. She previously spent two decades as a journalist, speaker, and strategic executive– with a focus on exploring issues around women and power– and achieved the highest honors in the field, including the National Magazine Award, Deadline Club Award and GLAAD Media Award. Brounstein led editorial teams at Meredith, Condé Nast and Hearst, where she also created and launched large-scale live event programs. After developing the Airbnb magazine for Hearst, Brounstein pivoted her career and led brand, marketing and creative teams at mission driven tech companies like WeWork, CLEAR and The Riveter.
She is a regular attendee at the World Economic Forum, speaking about women’s issues and programming spaces, for groups like the UN Foundation and The Female Quotient. One of the leaders of the Team Joe Talks program for the Biden For President campaign, Brounstein currently advises the Health & Human Services Department on storytelling and engagement. She previously served on the New York’s Governor’s Council for Women & Girls. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University with Honors and currently lives and cooks good things in Manhattan with her kitten, Annabel Lee.