Pava LaPere was found dead in an apartment in the USA
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The young American Pava LaPere, a 26yearold entrepreneur highlighted by Forbes in the “Social Impact” category, was found dead this Monday the 25th in her apartment in the neighborhood of Baltimore, Maryland, in the United States.
Police responded to a call around 11:30 a.m. and arrived at the CEO’s home. According to a statement from the Baltimore Police Department, LaPere’s body showed signs of blunt force trauma, although there were no visible injuries to the skin.
Shortly before, the young woman had been reported missing, which further deepened the mystery surrounding her death. The body was sent for medical examination.
According to the American press, there is no information about whether she received people in her house. The New York Post newspaper stated that the young woman was single.
Who was Pava LaPere?
Pava LaPere graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a degree in sociology and had secured a prominent spot in Forbes as the CEO of a technology company. The magazine recognized her as one of 30 people under 30 who have had a notable impact on the business world.
While in college, LaPere founded EcoMap, a data curation company that facilitated access to information about local business organizations, resources and assets through free platforms. Under his leadership, EcoMap expanded, employing a team of 30 people and raising more than $4 million in investments, according to Forbes. The company has also worked with giants like Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram.
EcoMap released a statement via WJZ in which American broadcaster CBS News expressed regret over the tragedy and condolences to the businesswoman’s family, friends and loved ones.
In the statement, the company praised Pava LaPere’s vision and leadership and emphasized her tireless commitment to the company, to Baltimore and to advancing the vital work of ecosystems across the country. Their legacy will live on in the work they continue to do, according to the company.
Source: Redação Terra