Fran Hauser is a startup investor, long-time media executive, author, and champion of women and girls. Fran has invested in over 30 female-founded companies across consumer tech, CPG, media, and wellness. She is the best-selling author of The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate, which has been translated into six languages and was named “Best Business Book of the Year, 2018” by Audible. Fran’s second title, Embrace the Work, Love Your Career, will be released on March 29, 2022. Fran regularly speaks at conferences and organizations to help women build careers they love. Much of her current work is informed by 15 years spent in media, where she rose through the ranks at Time Inc. to President of Digital.