Partnering with women to create change


Founded on the belief in the capacity of women to be architects of change, SheChanges is all about creating the space for women to listen to and honor their instincts. It is a catalyst for women to take themselves—their lives, their organizations, their thoughts and experiences of the world—more seriously.

At the heart of SheChanges is Lael Couper Jepson, a seasoned boat rocker and a trusted guide who rides shotgun with women as they bring their thoughts, ideas, and perspectives to the foreground, their visions to fruition, and their impact to the moon. Women are drawn to SheChanges because the secret sauce resonates deeply with them, and invites them to keep it real, get to the heart of the matter, and be slightly irreverent in the process.

The Heart is A Muscle

November 30, 2016

Last night I sat in a circle with a group of women and we talked about how so many of us are openly grieving – and how refreshing and healing it is when we find (or create) safe spaces and communities in which to do that work. We talked about the feminine, and how often she is told to be quiet, pull it together, be productive, get […]

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  • Nov 10

    On Being a Woman

    FULL! This is the 9th year I've offered this five-month circle experience that offers women the space/structure to listen to their own inner voice during the dark of the winter months. All seats are filled for this year, but if you've got it on your wish list for 2017, please reach out to talk more. More information

  • Dec 8

    SheSpeaks: A Living Prayer

    This event is SOLD OUT! This popular evening of women's storytelling is BACK for the first time in two years — this time in a new location at One Longfellow Square with a slightly different format! For those with tickets, doors open at 6:00, show starts at 7:00. More information

  • Jan 10

    In Her Words

    This six-week guided writing experience is perfect for women wanting to communicate directly with the quiet, still voice that lives inside them. It's open to women all over the country — all you need is a phone and some moxie. Seats are filling up now, so let's talk more if you're interested to see if it's a good fit. More information

Looking for my book Unscripted?

My first book Unscripted: A Woman's Living Prayer was released at the end of 2015 and has been met with wonderful reviews and high praise. I've done a couple of book readings locally and plan on doing more, so stay tuned. Copies of my books are available locally in Portland, Maine and are also sold on most on-line booksellers.

My Telltale Story at Soundbites

In October 2016, I was invited to be one of five speakers to take the stage at the Frontier Cafe in Brunswick as part of the Soundbites Series. The theme was "telltale" and I had a blast. The videos are out now if you'd like to see for yourself. Here it is!

New: An Unscripted Woman Podcast

Creating a podcast has been on my list to do for years, but I finally made it happen. It's my quick and easy creative response to the requests to hear me speak ("riff") more and to have an audio version of my book available. A new episode comes out every week. Check it out!

Maine Today Interview

Had a blast being interviewed by Shannon Bryan of Maine Today as part of her article about SheSpeaks, my evening of women's storytelling event. Smouldering, fuel, and combustion, oh my! She got me.