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Lauren consults with various educational nonprofits and foundations, and is a founding Board Member of Concourse Education. She has served on various boards including Peer Health Exchange, and as Chair of KIPP Bay Area Schools. Lauren was as an early Partner at NewSchools Venture Fund, where she focused on investment strategy and management assistance to portfolio ventures in the Charter Accelerator Fund.
Previously, Lauren was Vice President for Development at Edison Schools and served as Director of New Site Development for City Year where she led the expansion of the Boston-based urban service corps to seven other cities. She was Founding Executive Director of Teach for America in Oakland, California, and she began her career as a management consultant with Bain & Company in San Francisco. Lauren earned a BA in Political Economy from the University of California at Berkeley and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where she worked with other student leaders to launch the Public Management Initiative on Social Entrepreneurship.
She is Fellow of the first class of The Pahara-Aspen Education Fellowship and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.