Laurie Carter Noble, writer and long-time Unitarian Universalist and social justice activist, has written extensively on issues affecting women and children. She has taught writing at Villanova University and Bryn Mawr College, as well as for the American Management Association and the Boston Center for Adult Education. For several years she was the feature columnist in her community newspaper, the Back Bay Courant, writing with a focus on Boston history. She teaches writing workshops and is particularly interested in helping women write the stories of their lives and those of their foremothers.
A founding member of the Unitarian Universalist Women's Heritage Society, Noble served as an editorial consultant for the UUWHS anthology, Standing Before Us: Unitarian Universalist Women and Social Reform, 1776-1936. She edited Reverend Violet Kochendoerfer's autobiography, A Modern Pioneer. She is currently researching the life of suffragist and Universalist minister Olympia Brown in preparation for a new biography.