Eva and David Fuhrman of Roseland announce the engagement of their daughter, Laura, to Benjamin Phillips, son of Dr. Dan Phillips and Dr. Julaine Florence and stepson of Dr. Linda Horne, all of St. Louis.

Ms. Fuhrman, a graduate of the Pingry School, earned her BA, magna cum laude, in psychology from Duke University in Durham, NC, and her doctorate in clinical child psychology from Yeshiva University, New York City. She is a post-doctoral fellow in pediatric neuropsychology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York City.

Mr. Phillips earned dual BA degrees, summa cum laude, in economics and mathematics from Washington University, St. Louis, where he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. Most recently employed as an associate at Catterton Partners, a private equity firm in Greenwich, Conn., he is attending Harvard Business School, Boston.

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