Lauren Lane

Skepticon — St. Louis, MO

Lauren Lane is a Founder and the President of Skepticon, a national conference located annually in Springfield, MO that promotes skepticism, science education and community building. During her tenure as an undergraduate, Lauren held various leadership positions in the Missouri State University Chapter of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, a secular student group that revolutionized student activism. She has been a contributor to The Friendly Atheist, MadArtLabs, and has previously spoken at conventions such as Secular Women Work, Secular Student Alliance Convention, FTBCon, Logicon, and Reason in the Rock.

She is a friendly and engaging speaker. In short: she’s amazebananas.

Lauren can be found on Twitter here, and can be emailed Email them here.

Watch an interview with Lauren below:

Some of Lauren's topics include:
  • Fundraising
  • Recruiting and keeping volunteers
  • Social media and marketing
  • Creating and maintaining a brand
  • Nonprofit organizing
  • How to plan an effective meeting
  • Social activism
  • Being Awesome
  • Feminism
  • Free tools to keep your organization organized
  • Skeptical Activism

Topic(s): Activism & Organizing, Atheism & Secularism, Skepticism

Sub-topic(s): Community group organizing, Event planning, Starting a group, Atheist/secular movement, Social media, Sex & Sexuality, Skeptic movement