Lauren manages the food program at Climate Nexus, focusing on ways to incorporate diet, food systems, and agriculture into the climate change conversation.
Prior to joining Climate Nexus, Lauren worked with the Agriculture and Food Security Center on soil nutrient data and with the Reducetarian Foundation on communications strategy. She has also volunteered with various non-profits including No Kid Hungry and Randall’s Island Park Alliance to increase access to healthy food, nutrition, and environmental education.
Lauren holds an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a BA in History from Boston College.
Outside the office, Lauren enjoys hiking, swing dancing, watching the latest Netflix series, and cooking soup and risotto.