A female tech CEO who appeared on Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” list was found dead in her Baltimore apartment with blunt force trauma after she was reported missing. Ta.
Pava Laperre, 26, was found by police inside her luxury Mount Vernon apartment Monday morning, shortly after she went missing.
Ecomap founder was found suffering from blunt force trauma. According to the police.
Police said the coroner’s office had “seized the victim’s body.”
It is unclear whether Laperre had any guests before his death, and his social media pages indicate that he was single.
“It’s pretty scary,” Chris McNeese, a tenant in the building, told CBS News Baltimore.
“I mean, it’s obviously bad for that to happen anywhere in the city, but it’s hard to imagine why it would happen specifically in this building.”
The Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree once lived in the Congress Hotel, which has now been converted into apartments. A one-bedroom apartment costs about $1,500 per month; According to the building’s management company, Saarco..
LaPerre started his eco-company out of his dorm room at Johns Hopkins University. Her company’s purpose is to make ecosystem information accessible to everyone and to provide “powerful technologies to digitize ecosystems.” According to the company’s website.
“Ecosystems, whether it’s a university alumni network or an entire industry, are largely invisible. When ecosystems are invisible, they become inaccessible. When they are inaccessible, they become inequitable. If it’s fair, it’s inefficient. We’re making the invisible visible so that all ecosystems can thrive.”
Laperre’s company has raised $7 million in funding over the past year and a half.
EcoMaps also values diversity. On his LinkedIn page, Mr. LaPere proudly touted that his company’s workforce is “50% women, 50% women.” [persons of color]”
Her clients include Aspen Institute, Meta, and others, according to her website.
Following her death, the company released a statement expressing its condolences and calling her death “extremely sad.”
“Pava was not only the visionary behind EcoMap, but also a deeply caring and dedicated leader. “Her tireless dedication to building a deeply inclusive culture as a friend, friend, and partner set the standard for leadership, and her legacy continues to be one that we remain committed to,” the statement said. . CBS News Baltimore.