Lauren is the Community Director for CollaborativeConsumption.com, having played an instrumental role in building the global Collaborative Consumption movement, named by TIME as one of the “10 Ideas That Will Change The World.”
Over the last two years, Lauren has been a radar for the growing worldwide trend, researching the latest examples for International book editions of What’s Mine is Yours including the UK and Brazil, and building a global network of ambassadors for the movement. She is a leading source of strategic knowledge for global entrepreneurs, journalists, and venture capitalists who want the latest market insights and best practices to stay ahead of the curve on new goods and services in the market.
Lauren curates a bi-weekly ‘Collaborative Entrepreneurs’ column getting inside hot ventures from Airbnb to TaskRabbit. Her work and thinking has appeared in Fast Company, Big Issue UK, Shareable.net, The Age Australia, ABC Radio Australia, Clarín, Westline, Canadian PROFIT Magazine, Mundo Estranho, Sustainable Industries Magazine, McGill Daily and In:genius. She played an instrumental role in building the Collaborative Consumption global movement and researching the latest examples for International book editions of What’s Mine is Yours including the UK and Brazil.
She holds a Bachelor of Creative Industries and Graduate Certificate in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies from Queensland University of Technology.