In her role as Program Officer at the Institute for Reproductive Health (IRH) at Georgetown University, Lauren leads communications initiatives, with a focus on disseminating research and program results. She also serves as Project Manager for a number of social and behavior change communication and capacity building activities. Lauren holds a master’s degree in global public health from George Washington University. Prior to her tenure at IRH, Lauren was a research fellow at BRAC University in Bangladesh, studying reproductive health and HIV and AIDS. She also has experience in global maternal health advocacy with the White Ribbon Alliance and curriculum development for nutrition education.