Skepticon co-founder Lauren's headshot where she looks a lot like a toddlers and tiara's contestant due to the glossiness of the picture.

Lauren Lane is the Founder and current President Skepticon, a national conference located annually in Springfield, MO that promotes skepticism, science education and community building. During her tenure as an undergraduate, Lauren held various leadership positions in the Missouri State University Chapter of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, a secular student group that revolutionized student activism. She has been a contributor to The Friendly Atheist, MadArtLabs, and has previously spoken at conventions such as the Secular Student Alliance Convention, FTBCon, and Reason in the Rock. She likes art, dinosaurs, action movies and making weird faces.