Laura van Dernoot Lipsky

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky is the founder and director of The Trauma Stewardship Institute. Previously Laura was the founder and director of a Spanish-language preschool and grade school enrichment program that offers an environmental and social-justice curriculum and has worked directly with trauma survivors for more than three decades. Laura works with organizations as a consultant and gives keynote talks. In addition, The Trauma Stewardship Institute sponsors several national workshops and retreats and remains actively involved in disaster response missions.