Professor Laura Serrant OBE

Global, multi-award-winning speaker helping women lead with authenticity & impact

Professor Laura Serrant OBE is a global, multi-award-winning Leadership development and Inclusive practice specialist, professional speaker, and experienced coach.

Her seminal poem ‘You Called...And We Came’ commemorates the anniversary of the Empire Windrush landing and the NHS. The poem stands as the inscription on the National Windrush Monument in Waterloo Station, London.

Laura works with Professional Women and organisations to help them meet their personal aspirations, improve their business impact, client experiences and deliver their best of themselves. Her specialist consultancy focusses on Leading diverse teams (Leadership for inclusion) and supporting diverse/minoritized leaders (Leadership through Inclusion).

Her professional speaking showcases actions for 'Leading with Authenticity and Impact - Without selling your soul to do it!' Previous Clients include Chanel, Sky betting & Gaming, BBC, The HR Dept and NHS Foundation Trusts. Professional speaking spans a variety of related subjects including:

• From Tame to TRAILBLAZER! 3 powerful pathways to ditching imposter syndrome & creating powerful trailblazing outcomes in your work
• Why Great Leadership is Never about playing it TAME!
• Hearing Silences...Inclusive Leadership. The outward manifestation of all the things inside me

Author of over 100 articles, including edited books, she is one of the BBC Expert women and was named as the 8th most influential Black person in Britain by the Powerlist 2018 and has featured in the top 100 in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.

In 2018 she was awarded an OBE for services to Nursing and Health Policy.

She has a successful podcast series “Speaking for Ourselves” available across most social media platforms. Her family are from The Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies.

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