Laura Stokes

Laura uses her skills and experience to spread the message of philanthropy and cultivate strong, diverse leaders of tomorrow. She is also the founder and licensee of TEDxSouthBankWomen and TEDxSouthBank which, after attracting 2,343,408 social media imprints in a single day, has built a strong reputation as one of the most successful TEDx events in the country. As an inspiring leader at work and in the community, Laura has recently been listed as one of Queensland’s 125 Leading Women and placed on the Young and Extraordinary list by the Foundation of Young Australians.


Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management