Laura Vanderkam is the author of the new book, "I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Build Lives That Work" (Portfolio, June 9, 2015). Based on a time diary study of 1001 days in the lives of professional women and their families, this book takes a practical approach to the question of how people combine work and family while enjoying their own sweet time too. Laura is also the author of "What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast" (Portfolio, 2013), "168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think" (Portfolio, 2010), and "All the Money in the World: What the Happiest People Know About Wealth" (Portfolio, 2012).
Laura is a frequent contributor to Fast Company’s website and a member of USA Today’s Board of Contributors. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, City Journal, Fortune, and Prevention. She has appeared on numerous television programs, including The Today Show and Fox & Friends, hundreds of radio segments, and has spoken about time, money, and productivity to audiences of all sizes, including graduating seniors at her high school, the Indiana Academy, who brought her back as a commencement speaker in 2006.