Laura Youngkin is a theatrical producer, creative consultant, and Founder of The Brave Millennial. With a decade of experience in the entertainment industry, Laura's work covers a broad range of disciplines including off-Broadway and commercial theater, opera, independent film, television development, advanced robotics, and large-scale themed attractions. A former Disney Imagineer, Laura spent five years at Walt Disney Imagineering in Glendale, CA where she produced projects for Shanghai Disney Resort, Disney Research & Development, Walt Disney World, and Disney Creative Entertainment. She also oversaw creative development for Na'vi River Journey, a new attraction coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom as a part of Pandora, the World of AVATAR in 2017. Laura holds an MFA in Producing from CalArts, a BFA in Theatre from Baylor University, and a Certificate in Virtual Design & Construction from Stanford University. In addition to theater, storytelling, and Millennials, Laura is passionate about arts education, student debt recovery, and the advancement of women and girls around the world.
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