Lauren Letta is the COO at charity: water: Through their extraordinary team and community of donors, charity: water has created over 29,000 water projects around the world that give more than 8.4 million people access to clean drinking water. Lauren has spent the last eight years working in multiple roles at the non-profit, from executive producer to chief of staff and currently COO, to help shepherd this impact.
Episode #1465 Lauren Letta: charity: water COO’s “Relentless Pursuit Of More”
charity: water COO Lauren Letta and Jenna walk through her extraordinary impact helping reinvent the charity model and end the global water crisis; Helping give over 8.4 million people access to clean water. Each of Lauren’s experiences - from interviewing 200 Ethiopians and pairing them with similar charity: water donors to planning a live well drilling at their acclaimed charity ball - has been made possible by her choice to focus on growth rather than titles or compensation in her career. We dive into why that's essential to our growth and happiness and how to evaluate whether an opportunity will be truly fulfilling. We also chat about how to develop a solutions-oriented mindset to stay calm under pressure (demonstrated through averting a few potentially event-ending charity: ball catastrophes) and setting an intention to keep your eyes and mind open to alternative approaches.