As Noisy Cricket’s founder and social impact engineer, Lauren Coulman brings over ten years experience in corporate marketing across highly-influential and purpose-led brands, not to mention several years involvement in social campaigning and issues writing.
Her long-held passion for equality – seeing opportunity and acceptance for people from all walks of life – was the driving force behind establishing an organisation to build people-powered movements in creating change. Launched in 2016 as a social impact consultancy, Lauren also founded Free to Be OK with Me, a people-led body politics campaign and collective with the ambition to enable body agency and acceptance.
As an alumni of The Marketing Academy – a prestigious scholarship for young marketing talent destined to be the leaders of tomorrow – and a member of the Northern Power Women Future List 2018 positioning her as one-to-watch in making waves as a woman in business, her cross-sector and industry experience and network enables her to act as a catalyst and facilitator for change on the pressing social issues we collectively face.
As a contributing writer for Forbes.com, Lauren writes regularly on the root causes of social issues, as well as the power of purpose and impact of working collaboratively when driving equality. Writing regularly for Big Issue North, and sharing her humanity-centred approach to change making from the classrooms of Hyper Island to gender equality and tech ethics events, she is a powerful speaker and thought-leader on building societies and economies that enable all to thrive.