Laurie Girand is a Grit Daily contributor. She is the founder and President of  I’m With Them, a nonprofit website that privately connects victims of work-related sexual misconduct by a common perpetrator. Girand began her career in technology as a graphic systems software engineer, and after graduate school, worked at Apple Computer as an Evangelist and Product Manager. She subsequently started a consulting firm, providing strategy and product launches to companies including Adobe, Digital Equipment Corp., Netscape, Novell and Sun in the 1990s. She is presently a member of the Parents’ Advisory Board of Stanford University, and the Board of Trustees of Harvey Mudd College. Girand holds a BSE in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford.