Lauren Dungy

Lauren Dungy is the bestselling author of You Can Be a Friend and Uncommon Marriage, a frequently sought-after speaker, and an early-childhood-education specialist. She is the vice president of the Dungy Family Foundation, an organization committed to strengthening families and helping individuals acquire needed life skills. In addition to being a foster parent, she works with several agencies in the Tampa Bay area to help raise awareness for the foster-care system.