Owner and Executive Director
As an experienced visual facilitator, graphic recorder, 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.