Collection: Lauren R. Taylor

Lauren R. Taylor is a leader in the field of preventing, interrupting, and healing from gender-based violence. Her book, “Get Empowered: A Practical Guide to Thrive, Heal, and Embrace Your Confidence in a Sexist World,” co-authored with Nadia Telsey, was released by Penguin Random House in 2023.

As a trainer and director of Defend Yourself, Lauren and her team have reached more than 35,000 people in the D.C. area and nationally. They offer skills for stopping harassment, abuse, and assault to those most often targeted: women, LGBTQIA2S+ people, and disabled people.