Founder & Managing Director, QUEST
Lauren Noël is the Founder & Managing Director of QUEST, a global leadership center for early career women. Lauren is an active researcher and writer. Lauren's work focuses on engaging, advancing, and inspiring women in the first decade of their careers. Her publications include: 'What's Your Superpower?' (The European Business Review, November-December 2017), 'Be the Company Millennial Women Love' (London Business School Review, May 2015), 'How to Be a Company for Millennial Women' (Diversity Executive, July 2015), 'What Executives Need to Know about Millennial Women' (ICEDR, 2015), 'How Women Take Charge of their Careers' (Business Strategy Review, Autumn 2014), 'Taking Charge - A roadmap for a successful career and a meaningful life for high potential corporate women leaders' (ICEDR, 2012), 'What Executives Really Need to Know about Employee Engagement' (Accenture Institute for High Performance, 2011) and 'Talent Management Takes Action' (ICEDR, 2011). In addition, her research has been featured in Forbes, the HBR Blog Network, Elle, Boston.com, Diversity Executive, and others.
In 2017, Lauren was named to the Thinkers50 Radar list of the 30 management thinkers globally who are shaping the future of how organizations are managed and led. In 2017, Lauren was shortlisted for the Thinkers50 'Talent' award, which recognizes 8 thought leaders globally who are contributing to the field of talent management. In 2013, Lauren was named an Emerging Leader by the Boston Business Journal. She holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a BA in Economics from Middlebury College.