Lauren Bacon holds a BMus in classical voice from the University of British Columbia and also studied English and Women's Studies at the postgraduate level at the University of Northern British Columbia. She is a web designer, singer and a founding member of choral ensemble musica intima-for which she has also served as Marketing Chair-and she continues to perform as a soloist.

The Boss of You: Everything A Woman Needs to Know to Start, Run, and Maintain Her Own Business By Emira Mears & Lauren Bacon (Seal $15.95US, 9781580052368) 2008

"In The Boss of You, Emira Mears and Lauren Bacon, founders of Raised Eyebrow Web Studios Inc. and co-editors of the well-known webzine Soapboxgirls, set out to answer this question. As intelligent entrepreneurs and straightforward writers, Emira and Lauren offer insight into beginning-and sustaining-small businesses from the female perspective. Peppered with stories from women who have been there, from cautionary tales to success stories, The Boss of You provides readers with real advice and career options that will allow them to live their values and achieve their own version of work-life balance."--from publishers promo