As Communications and Marketing Manager at Ploughshares Fund, Lauren assists in managing the conceptualization and implementation of Ploughshares Fund’s communications strategies with the goal of increasing the accessibility of the Fund’s unique work to the public.
Lauren holds a B.S. in Political Science and an M.A. in International Affairs from the University of North Georgia. While earning these degrees, Lauren spent time living in Amman, Jordan as a Boren Fellow studying Arabic; additionally, she represented the youth of the United States at Fulbright Canada's Youth Summit on the role of Canada and United States in the World.
Prior to joining Ploughshares Fund in 2021, Lauren served as the Communications Associate at the Center for International Policy, a progressive think tank which aims to make peace, justice and sustainability the central pursuit of US foreign Policy. She is committed to combining advocacy with domestic and foreign policy action in the interest of advancing justice and human rights.