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.

Pebbles In My Shoe

July 7, 2018

Someone once wrote about me in an interview, observing that “it seems she never stops thinking, considering, fitting pieces together.” That woman got me, she did. She described how I move (“she talks with her hands and her arms, radiating exuberance…”) and didn’t seem surprised to learn that I was always writing in my head, jotting down notes to myself mid-sentence and had my next […]

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July 12

ISpeaks: An Unscripted Evening With Lael

This 90-minute evening is a mashup of storytelling, theme weaving, and in-the-moment honest reflection that is designed to bring some light (and laughter) as we come into the zenith of our year. If you are a fan of SheSpeaks, than you’ll like this one—it’s just me up there: alone and unscripted. Heart-filled and soul-centered, I will let it rip and serve up the audience whatever I’ve got in the the spirit of this 90-minute feast. Come join me and realize how NOT alone you are! Ticket are now available if you want in!
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July (TBD)

Wolfpack: A Think Tank For Feral Women

I’ll be piloting a new concept this summer that I’ve been itching to dig into and see if it’s sticky. These days, when so many critical issues are in our face as a society, and it seems there are more problems than solutions, I am hungry to gather a group of select women to explore our perspectives and literally “map” what we see and feel—interconnections, intersections + reinforcing loops.  The idea is not to “solve” any one particular problem but to illuminate a larger “web” of understanding as a means to create clarity (and inform action). The group is full for July, but let me know if you want to play at another.   More information.

November 8

On Being A Woman

Seats are already being filled for this popular five-month group for women looking to sit with themselves—and some other kindred spirits—through the dark of winter. With a different topic to chew on each month, this experience invites women to explore and define for themselves what it means to be woman. Today. In your way, on your terms. If you have your eye on participating in this, it would be great to hear from you now as there are only a few seats left.
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Follow Me On Instagram

Instagram is where I’m hanging out the most these days on social media, so please feel free to follow me there if that’s your preferred beat. For Facebook fans, know that most of my posts from Instagram are posted on my page as well, so you won’t miss out!

A Look Inside Unscripted With Lael

It’s been nearly two years since the release of my first book Unscripted: A Woman’s Living Prayer. As I shift my energy to completing my second book, I took a quiet moment to honor the process and the woman I was “back then” by compiling this video story from an interview I did. Copies of my books are available locally in Portland, Maine and are also sold on most on-line booksellers.

Maine Women’s Magazine Interview

I was so honored to be featured in the March issue of Maine Women's Magazine on "Women Who Inspire". The writer described me as bumping up against a live wire. I'll take that.

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!

An Unscripted Woman Podcast

Creating a podcast has been on my list to do for years, and 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. While I'll be taking a brief hiatus from this spring/summer while I write my book, there are plenty episodes out there to dip into and I'll be back with more this fall! Check it out!