Lauren Faust (born July 25, 1974) is an American animator, writer, storyboard artist and producer, best known for developing the animated series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic as well as working on The Powerpuff Girls and Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends with her husband Craig McCracken. She currently works as a director in Sony Pictures Animation film Medusa. She is also a creator of the toyline Milky Way and the Galaxy Girls.

She worked with McCracken as a co-producer, writer, and story editor for the Disney Channel animated series Wander Over Yonder. It was know July 2013 that she wasn't working on Season 2.