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Meet Lauren

Lauren Hudson is an Emmy Award-Winning Television News Reporter, Celebrity Interviewer, Two-Time Cancer Survivor, Author / Speaker / Trainer, and is known world-wide as " The Happiness Princess."


As a Powerhouse Speaker, Lauren Hudson brings a unique combination of Talent, Experience, and Determination.  Many connect with Lauren's story of Hope, Courage, and Perseverance, having overcome obstacles from bankruptcy to Breast, Colon Cancer and beyond.  She combines her personal challenges along with her professional experiences, for presentations filled with Information and Inspiration. She also presents for CME / CEU accreditation for Healthcare Professionals.

As a Top Presentation Trainer, Lauren coaches Executives, Entrepreneurs, Athletes, Actors, and other Top Achievers.  Training includes her acclaimed WOW ACADEMY.  Lauren is also The Founding Director of The Les Brown Speakers' Training network. 


As a veteran Television News Reporter / Anchor / Host & Producer, Lauren has worked with ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, UPN, and E! Entertainment TV.  She has interviewed thousands of people from all walks of life (U.S. Presidents, Olympians, Autoworkers, Celebrities & More), and has covered a wide range of stories/  from breaking news, to the Red Carpet in Hollywood. Additionally, Lauren is a Two-Time Television News Executive and one of the first African-American TV News Directors in the U.S.  Award-winning Corporate Leadership Training videos produced include:  "Leadership and the One Minute Manager," (with Dr. Ken Blanchard - "A Passion for Excellence" (with Tom Peters - and, "Team Excellence," with Walter Cronkite.

Honors include an Emmy Award and 5 nominations; The Associated Press; Detroit Press Club; Michigan Association of  Broadcasters;  CINE Golden Eagle Award; ITVA award, and "Who's Who Among American Women."  She has also been named one of the "Most Influential African-American Women in Metropolitan Detroit;" Active in the Community, Lauren has served as National representative for the "Saks Fifth Avenue "Fashion Targets Breast Cancer" campaign; and, Sears / WNBA Breast Women's Health Hero. 

As the Founder of "The International Happiness Network, Lauren shares Inspiration & Information on all continents in more than 70 countries and growing. She shares her message of Hope across various platforms. 

Books & CD’s include:  A Whole New Happy, The WOW Factor, Superpower Success, In It to Win It, Surviving and Soaring, The Power of Happiness, On The Road to Happiness, and more. 






Lauren Hudson


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