Lauren Wilson is a chef and writer. She is the co-author of Healing with CBD: How Cannabidiol Can Transform Your Health Without the High. Lauren completed her culinary training at Toronto’s George Brown Chef School in 2008 and has since worked in various capacities in the food world – from online sales to catering, teaching cooking classes to writing for print and online media. In August 2011, she completed research with the aim of better understanding low female representation at the executive level of professional kitchens. Being at the forefront of this issue, her research was featured in Maclean’s magazine.