Founder & CEO, Repurpose
Lauren Gropper is the founder and CEO of Repurpose, the leading consumer brand in plant-based alternatives to disposable plastics. An eco-entrepreneur and green architecture pioneer with degrees from McGill and Pratt, Gropper began her career in sustainable design, consulting for international clients such as Bank of America and Fairmont Hotels. She founded Repurpose to bring conscious consumption to consumer packaged goods. Recently featured as one of Inc Magazine's 100 Female Founders, Lauren's career spans academia, architecture, urban design and film and television production, all under the umbrella of advancing sustainability.
"I FEEL LIKE MY BRIGHTEST SELF WHEN I'M SURROUNDED BY MY FAMILY, GOOD FRIENDS,... AND WE'RE HAVING A GREAT TIME TOGETHER."