Lauren Galley, 26-year-old award-winning teen mentor, Amazon Best Selling Author, TEDx Speaker, Girl Power Expert and Founder/CEO of Girls Above Society. Receiving the 2020 Diana Award, the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action and humanitarian efforts, gives Lauren a powerful platform as a change maker for today's generation.
After a tumultuous cyber-bullying experience, Lauren Galley at age 15 became the founder and CEO of Girls Above Society. Her strong dedication to girl empowerment is reflected in her signature curriculum platform “GIRL TALK”, designed to empower young girls to be confident and cyber smart as they face the tough pressures of today’s media driven society. “GIRL TALK” Curriculum empowers girls globally and in schools throughout the U.S.
From humble beginnings and well-intentioned efforts Lauren became one of the nation’s leading “Girl Power” mentor entrepreneurs. Lauren expanded her achievements to include Best Selling Amazon Author and TEDx Speaker by the age of eighteen. As a sought-after public speaker, Lauren has been the keynote speaker for national organizations, universities, and fortune 500 corporations such as Girls Scouts, and Alcon Corporation. Being selected as a U.N. Youth Advocate has enabled Lauren to extend her global presence of empowerment for young girls.
Lauren’s work has appeared on major outlets such as CNN, Fox News, Teen Vogue and Huffington Post. Proctor & Gamble’s Secret Deodorant's “Mean Stinks” Campaign in conjunction with Teen Vogue gave Lauren a global arena that continues to empower girls to end the girl-on-girl bullying for good. Lauren was awarded a $10,000 scholarship from Proctor & Gamble for her work with Girls Above Society. Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation awarded Lauren with a coveted spot serving as a Channel Kindness Reporter serving up positivity & inspiration throughout the U.S. Alba Botanica selected Lauren for their national #DoGoodDoBeautiful Campaign in 2017 further extending Lauren’s mission as a “Modern-Day Superhero”.
Victoria's Secret PINK announced Lauren as their winner of PINK's GRL PWR PROJECT. This award enabled Lauren to further her reach to girls across the U.S.
Being 1 of 14 in North America to be selected as a Changemaker by ChangeMakerXChange, Lauren's reach is extended towards impacting today's young girls.
Lauren’s formal education includes a B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Communication Studies from Sam Houston State University. Lauren is proud to be an Alpha Delta Pi Alumnae.
Interview with Cylk Cozart 2010 - The moment it all made sense.
One of my 1st GIRL TALK sessions at age 16
Right Photo: Camp Susan Curtis - Maine 2010
Left Photo: HISD Schools 2010
Girls Above Society became a non-profit! 2010
Steps to Success: An Empowerment Guide hit #1 on Amazon's Best Seller ~ My first book! 2013
Dozens of Keynote Speeches and GIRL TALK events 2011-2015
Blogtalk Radio - The Lauren Galley Show
TEDx Tomball 2014 - Age 18
White House State of Women Summit
Lauren Galley - Nominated Changemaker 2015
Proctor & Gamble Secret Mean Stinks
United Nations Youth Delegate 2016
1st Alcon Corporate Girl Power Camp 2017
GIRL TALK CURRICULUM Pilots in
Now in schools throughout the U.S.
Alba Botanica #DoGoodDoBeautiful Campaign
2019 Victoria's Secret GRL PWR Project Winner!
2020 Diana Award Recipient
2021 CXC Changemaker