TEDxBoston

Lisa Foster

Eco-Entrepreneur & Author

Lisa D. Foster, Ph. D., ACC is a business coach whose mission is to help managers become better leaders by using emotional intelligence to create the conditions for high performance. In 2005, she founded 1 Bag at a Time, Inc., a first-to-market reusable grocery bag company. A former high-school English teacher, she became a pioneer in the fight against single-use plastic and a top supplier of reusable bags in the US. She sold her business in 2017. As a coach, she shares her expertise in leadership and emotional intelligence with her clients and inspires others to make a difference in their communities and organizations. In addition to coaching, Lisa speaks, leads workshops, and writes about emotional intelligence, leadership, and storytelling.