Laura Welch lives in Vienna, Virginia, with her husband and five children. She was born in British Columbia, Canada and was raised in Tampa, Florida, She’s a speaker, educator, comedienne, storyteller, actress, and mother.
At a young age, Laura discovered that she loved performing. Singing, dancing, and acting not only brought her joy but brought joy to those she performed for. It was her love of comedy, however, that motivated her to audition for a sketch comedy troupe called Divine Comedy while attending Brigham Young University (BYU). She loved performing in front of crowds and refining her comedic ability. A highlight of that experience was the creation of D.C. Pro Tour where she produced, directed, performed, and filmed some of her favorite sketches with her fellow troupe members that was later distributed by Deseret Book.
Laura continues to pursue acting and writing opportunities and is an advocate for family-friendly content. Acting and comedy paved the way for Laura’s public speaking career. She felt inspired to take this career path and found it came naturally.