Lauren Speeth

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External Advisor, Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality
The Elfenworks Foundation
Educational media expert Dr. Lauren Speeth leverages a lifetime of high-tech experience in the Silicon Valley, from the startup to Fortune 50 levels in her work at the Elfenworks Foundation. Speeth, whose educationally-oriented works have garnered critical acclaim, has lectured worldwide, and has years of experience teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels on a variety of subjects ranging from leadership, ethics and entrepreneurship to mathematics, statistics, and computer science. Speeth is a Regent Emeritus of Saint Mary's College, a former Trustee of Mills College, and an External Advisor for the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, where she was an architect/programmer and co-orchestrated the Center launch with a Concert for Hope. A Lifetime Member of the Board of Councilors of The Carter Center, Speeth earned her BA in Psychology from Mills College (Oakland), her Executive MBA from Saint Mary's College (Moraga), a DBA from Golden Gate University (San Francisco), and a DMin from Bakke Graduate University (Seattle). In addition, Speeth holds a California Community College Teaching Credential in three areas (Finance, Management, and Computers) and an Advanced Computer Security Professional Credential from Stanford University, where she completed an Executive Program for Philanthropy Leaders and a rigorous chaplaincy training program. An active musician and proud member emerita of The Peninsula Symphony's First Violin section, Speeth plays keyboards and electric bass in a local praise band on Sunday mornings.