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Lauren Kush    

Non Binary leader, Diversity & Inclusion Strategist and Consultant, Trans/Non-Binary Rights Advocate

Lauren Kush (they/them) is a non-binary Diversity & Inclusion strategist and consultant who collaborates with leaders to transform their efforts efficiently and sustainably. They have overcome enormous adversity making the leap from unhoused Uber driver to corporate America working at such places as Uber, start ups, and Lockheed Martin.

In sharing their unique journey Kush empowers leader and teams to approach diversity and inclusion with efficiency and longevity in mind, in order to maximize impact within organizations. Rather than presenting solutions, Kush is a living breathing embodiment of a full fledged diversity and consultant professional who not only talks to the talk, but has walked the walk up to the Uber offices.

Adding them to your speaker panel will leave audiences curious with a new and fresh perspective on what true diversity and inclusion can look like in corporate America.

Speech Topics


Empowering Diversity and Inclusion in Tech and Beyond

Unleashing the Power of Diversity: Innovation through Inclusivity

In a rapidly changing world, the key to innovation and success lies in embracing diversity and inclusion. In this thought-provoking talk, I share my journey from being a homeless Uber driver to a tech industry leader. Learn how personal experiences and the principles of inclusivity can drive innovation, motivate teams, and transform organizations. Discover how diverse voices and perspectives are the fuel for progress in the tech industry and beyond.

Attendee Results:

  • Gain insights into how diversity and inclusion fuel innovation and growth.
  • Learn from a personal journey of resilience and empowerment.
  • Discover practical strategies for building inclusive teams and cultures.
  • Understand the business case for diversity and inclusion in the tech sector.
  • Motivate teams to embrace change and lead with inclusivity

Navigating Career Transitions and Reinvention

From Homelessness to High-Tech: A Journey of Reinvention My life journey has been marked by unexpected transitions and reinvention. In this inspiring talk, I share my experience of going from being a homeless Uber driver to a career in the tech industry. Learn how to navigate career transitions, harness your unique strengths, and turn challenges into opportunities. I'll guide you through the process of embracing change and reinventing your career, no matter where you start.

Attendee Results:

  • Discover strategies for thriving during career transitions.
  • Gain insights into turning adversity into opportunities.
  • Learn how to identify and leverage your unique strengths.
  • Develop a growth mindset for personal and professional reinvention.
  • Find motivation to embrace change and explore new paths.

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