Izzy Lawrence is a British writer with a background in positive impact.
Currently, she is writing her first popular science book LOMO (Love Of Missing Out) which candidly explores the relationship between technology and our human behaviour.
Izzy holds a BA Hons, Biological Sciences from Oxford University (Brasenose College) where she specialized in neuroscience and animal behaviour.
She has spoken at global events including United Nations Conference of Parties (COP), Hacking Happiness Conference, The Technology Strategy Board, The BBC and Google. She has also served as a member for the Tech City Advisory Board (held at 10 Downing Street with the UK Prime Minister), The Cognitive Science Society, Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) and The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.
Izzy's background is in positive impact. Upon graduating, she founded positive impact music night Apocalypstick in her local London pub that saw established artists such as Martha Wainwright and Amy Winehouse perform intimate gigs with 100% proceeds to charity (WarChild and Nordoff Robbins Music Therapy Charity). After 6 months of shows and national recognition, Apocalypstick partnered with MTV/Viacom. Later, Izzy worked on a plethora of projects with Viacom's social responsibility platform MTV Voices, The World Bank, social impact agency Matter and The United Nations.
In 2016 she founded A-GAME, inc a positive impact company with neuroscience and behavior at its heart. She lives in California with her fiance and family.