Lauren joined CareerWise as the Communications Assoicate with over five years of experience in both education and non-profit marketing and communications. Lauren has a deeply-rooted passion for education equity as well as the power of creativity and communication to drive social change.
Prior to joining the organization, Lauren worked as a classroom teacher and school leader at KIPP Montbello College Prep in Denver and as a Teach For America Corps member in Colorado Springs. Before entering the education world she worked as the Director of Marketing for The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital’s Dance Marathon and in communications and marketing at Stanford University’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Lauren graduated from The University of Iowa with a dual degree in Journalism and Mass Communication and Business Administration. In her spare time, she enjoys running, skiing and spending time with her dog Ascot.