Vice President Communications and Entertainment & News Media
Lauren Appelbaum is the VP, Communications and Entertainment & News Media of the disability nonprofit RespectAbility. As an individual with an acquired nonvisible disability – Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy – she regularly conducts trainings on the why and how to be more inclusive and accessible for entertainment executives throughout the industry.
Appelbaum is a sought-after expert, quoted by AP, Deadline, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, Reuters, Variety and The WashingtonPost. She spoke on panels at the RealScreen Summit, Sundance Film Festival and SXSW, among others.