About Lauren

     Lauren Salamone is a graduate of the Teen Wisdom™ Life Coach Training Program, an International Coaching Federation recognized certification program.  She earned her Bachelor’s Degree with distinction in English from St. Lawrence University and holds a Master’s Degree in Education from New York University where she was the Graduate Valedictorian.  

     A longtime high school English teacher, Lauren discovered first-hand that girls today truly benefit from having more positive role models in their lives.  She became passionate about helping teens and young women face their challenges, increase their self-esteem and tap into their personal strengths to create fulfilling lives.   

     She is the author of the best-selling book 5 Must-Know Secrets for Today’s College Girl and is a frequent guest-speaker on teen-success topics for a range of venues including CBS and FOX-TV, Yale University, Campus Explorer, Tots to Teens Magazine, Smart Girls Make Savvy Women Blog, and more.  She has been honored with the Communications Concepts Excellence Award for her teen coaching services as well as the USA Best Books Award.  Lauren is an active member of the Partnership for Student Advancement and a founding member of the Women’s Speakers Association.