Special Plaidcast: Lauren O’Connor & Catie Kovelman by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services

Plaidcast Episode Lauren O'Connor Catie Kovelman


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Piper speaks with Lauren O’Connor & Catie Kovelman about how horses saved Lauren during the #metoo movement. Brought to you by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services. Listen in!


  • Host: Piper Klemm of The Plaid Horse Magazine
  • Guest: Lauren O’Connor is the head of IP acquisitions at Amazon Studios. In 2017, Lauren’s life changed forever when a memo she had sent to Human Resources at the Weinstein Company was leaked by The New York Times which helped to launch the #MeToo movement. Lauren’s memo chronicled two years of abuse that she endured and witnessed as a young executive working closely alongside her boss, Harvey Weinstein. Five years later, Lauren rediscovered horseback riding which has helped to heal her. You can read more about Lauren’s story in The Plaid Horse magazine February 2024 issue.
  • Guest: Catie Kovelman is an accomplished horse rider and an award winning journalist receiving her minor in Journalism, summa cum laude, from Chapman University and her Masters in Communication from the University of Southern California. When not writing for various magazines and publications, Catie is a Market Researcher for film and television.
  • Title Sponsor: Taylor, Harris Insurance Services, Taylor, Harris Insurance Services (THIS) was founded in 1987 to provide specialized insurance for all types of equine risk. THIS places their policies with the highest rated and most secure carriers, meticulously selected for reliability and prompt claims settlement. THIS is proud of their worldwide reputation for responsive and courteous service, and welcomes the opportunity to discuss your equine insurance needs and provide you with a quote.
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