Owner and Executive Director
As an experienced visual facilitator, graphic recorder, ICF-certified coach and leadership development trainer, Lauren Green believes in the power of visualization to support productive and dynamic group processes and knowledge management. She is recognized for her high-energy and ability to fuel connectivity and engagement. Her deep understanding of group dynamics means that sessions are always designed both to target desired goals and create a safe space for unearthing concerns.
Lauren has an extensive toolkit of modalities for designing inclusive, engaging and productive sessions, both in person and in the virtual environment. With a social media followership of more than 2,000 people and having managed online communities for more than 10 years, Lauren is well-versed in the nuances of building and sustaining connection in the online space.
Lauren serves across all industries, with a particular expertise in supporting government entities, military and defense operations, healthcare organizations, first responders, non-profit organizations, higher education institutions, animal welfare organizations, professional associations, hospitality groups, and performing artists.
Lauren is the owner and executive director of Dancing with Markers, a team of visual practitioners who hold space for individuals, teams and organizations, as they work towards their vision and achieve their goals. Lauren is a partner and associate with Lizard Brain, a team of high in-demand facilitators and visual consultants. She is also an associate with several Washington, DC area visual practitioner networks, including Wayfind, Crowley & Company, and See in Colors. Prior to founding Dancing with Markers, Lauren was a full-time member of the OGSystems Visioneering team, a high-performing group of visual practitioners who are well-recognized across the government and intelligence community for their use of world-class visuals to achieve breakthroughs.
Lauren holds a master's degree in Organization Development and Knowledge Management from George Mason University and a bachelor’s of fine arts degree in dance from SUNY University at Buffalo. Lauren is an International Coach Federation certified coach and an MBTI® and EQi (emotional intelligence) Practitioner. Lauren is trained to deliver the DiSC Workplace Assessment and also certified to facilitate using the Grove Consultants International Team Performance Model.