Lauren Ott is a social entrepreneur who connects leading Canadian businesses, families, and organizations to the causes they care about. After spending time teaching at a public high school on the side of a volcano in Ecuador, Lauren returned to Canada and turned her passion for community into a career of driving impact across the country and beyond. She has worked on Parliament Hill, one of the largest education boards in Canada, and WE (Free The Children). Lauren worked in communities in the Amazon region, as the right-hand for strategy and engagement, and eventually, as Director of Business Development responsible for 5 markets and operations from Saskatchewan to Atlantic Canada. In 2018, Lauren took on a new challenge as the Chief Kits Officer of the newly launched social enterprise, Kits for a Cause driving meaningful connections and impactful engagement. Lauren was recently nominated for Canada’s Top 40 Under 40.
In our conversation Lauren and I talked about how charities and nonprofits can best engage the newest generation of donors and supporters and points to some organizations doing some very cool work.
This episode is for you if you’re looking for some new ideas on how best to engage the younger generation in a meaningful way
I hope you enjoy this episode