Theresa Laurico

Mediapreneur, Social Entrepreneur, Speaker & Founder, SociaLIGHT

Theresa Laurico

Mediapreneur, Social Entrepreneur, Speaker & Founder, SociaLIGHT

Biography

Theresa Corazon Laurico is an award-winning mediapreneur, social entrepreneur, speaker and founder of SociaLIGHT. Her work has impacted thousands globally, empowering and inspiring leaders, startups, and entrepreneurs.

Her annual SociaLIGHT Conference is called “A Mecca for Emerging Entrepreneurs” and brings together over 1,500 innovators. Past contributors include Sir Richard Branson, Tony Hsieh, Tonya Surman, Bob Proctor and more. SociaLIGHT focuses on business as a force of good and the embodiment of the triple bottom line “People. Planet. Profit.”

Laurico is also a seasoned television producer and personality with several national series, commercials, and international broadcast experience for clients like CTV, Muchmusic, HGTV, Rogers and Citytv. She holds a Broadcast Journalism degree from Ryerson University where she graduated as President, and holds an Executive Media Leadership MPP from Schulich School of Business.

Laurico is the Toronto Lean Startup Machine winner, nominated by the Toronto Board of Trade for Business Excellence as “Startup of the Year” and a recipient of a leadership award from the former Lieutenant Governor of Canada, the Honourable Hilary Weston.

Her “Love in Action” projects include national campaigns that have resulted in supplying medical supplies in the Philippines, housing and education resources in Kenya, local support in Peru, and 208 eye restoration surgeries in Tibet. Today, “Love in Action” is an accredited leadership program taught in highschools across New York City.

Laurico and her startup have been featured in Forbes, Huffington Post, TechVIBES, PROFIT, and YOU Inc. Seen as an expert in the startup and social innovation space, Laurico’s greatest passion is to source others greatness and combine media, systemic leadership, and entrepreneurship for positive global impact.