Green Festival Speakers

Lauren Coyne

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www.namastesolar.com

Namaste Solar's Lauren Coyne is coowner and leads education ; community outreach.She joined the company in2007 with seven years of teaching and advocacy experience in Colorado andCalifornia. Working as a Field Representative for a State Assemblymember duringthe California energy crisis, Lauren learned firsthand that renewable energyis a key solution for our energy future, our environment, and our economy.

Lauren returned home to Colorado in 2003. Recently, she spent two yearsteaching sixth grade at Kent Denver School in Englewood and two years teachingmiddle school English at St. Annes Episcopal School in Denver. In herfreetime, Lauren volunteers on political campaigns and has been active in thepassage of several important ballot issues, including Amendment 37 andFasTracks. She is thrilled to be part of a company that allows her to combineher passion for environmental issues, her desire to educate the public aboutrenewable energy, and her entrepreneurial spirit. Lauren holds a B.A inEnvironmental Studies and Public Policy from Dartmouth College.