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Lauren Van Ham

Head of Eco-Leadership

Rev. Lauren Van Ham, M.A. brings her lifelong study of traditions around the globe to the mechanics of real corporate sustainability, custom designing employee engagement programs for multi-national companies committed to sustainability and culture change. After serving as University Dean for 13 years, Lauren’s passion for spirituality, art and Earth's teachings have supported her specialization in eco-leadership, grief & loss, and sacred activism. Her work is diverse, as illustrated in her coaching, writing and education programs aimed at urgent transitions in complex eco-systems. Her work "Way of the Eco-Chaplain," appears in the collection, Ways of the Spirit: Voices of Women; and her work with Green Sangha is featured in Renewal, a documentary celebrating the efforts of environmental activists from faith traditions across America. She is a guest writer for many publications; and her ideas can be heard on Vennly. Lauren is committed to eco-transitions in individuals and groups. She is an avid cyclist, hiker and lover of the dynamic natural world.