As a self-proclaimed ‘Professional Rebel, Lauren Stephenson is on a mission to humanize the workplace by creating safe spaces where courage, empathy and vulnerability are at the core of how management is approached within organizations.

She currently leads the Global People Operations team at GroundTruth where she is focused on shaping the talent strategy with a focus on Growth and Development and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. She also serves as the Founder of her own Health and HR consultancy, ‘Professional Rebel’. As a health coach, travel bug and lover of all things food, she’s on a journey to share the growing pains and jewels that come with being your authentic self and choosing to be a courageous leader.

Diverse representation is a priority for us. We're proud to say that our Summit speakers are 80% queer women, 50% women of color, 25% Black & Latinx, and 15% transgender and gender nonconforming.