Lauren Faust is an Emmy and Annie award winner who has lent her talents to many beloved animated properties throughout the years as artist, writer, director and producer. She has made contributions to shows and movies such as Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends, The Powerpuff Girls, Wander Over Yonder, and the critically acclaimed movie, The Iron Giant.
She is best known, however, as the Developer and Executive Producer of Hasbro/The Hub’s My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. Lauren’s passion for making entertainment for girls, and insistence that “for girls” does not have to equal “lame” or “boring,” pushed the show beyond the usual fair for girls and earned an unexpected audience of all ages and genders.
Currently, Lauren continues her passion for escalating entertainment “for girls as Executive Producer of an all-new reboot of DC Super Hero Girls, featuring the likes of Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Supergirl balancing life as both super heroes and teenagers. DC Super Hero Girls airs on Cartoon Network
Lauren lives in Los Angeles with her husband and fellow animator, Craig McCracken, their daughter, Quinn, and a dog and a cat.