Thinkstory is the sole proprietorship of Laura Packer with assistance from other consultants with varied expertise.

Laura Packer is a world-renowned storyteller and trainer. She has won numerous awards for her performances, leadership and work with organizations, including the National Storytelling Network’s Oracle Award for Service and Leadership.

The daughter of a writer and librarian, it seems inevitable that Laura have a passion for narrative and story. She earned a B.A. in Folklore and Mythology (cum laude) from Boston University in 1989 and has been helping businesses find their stories since.

She has worked with technical organizations, non-profits, for-profit advocacy groups, educational organizations, governmental organizations and more. In the course of this work, Laura has helped individual stakeholders become more confident and better team members, teams break out of ruts and solve problems, and organizations articulate their mission. Laura continues to perform ground breaking stories around the world, teaches young, old, professional and newcomers alike, and passionately believes that organizations and people have stories to tell.