Manager of Strategic Initiatives
Lauren serves as the Manager of Strategic Initiatives at Scholar Academies, a Philadelphia-based charter management organization focused on turnaround efforts in 4 cities. In her role, Lauren supports the work of the Senior Management team to effectively implement the organization’s strategic plan and ongoing organizational effectiveness work. Before joining Scholar Academies, Lauren worked in operations and executive support at Teach for America. Her prior experience also includes work in marketing, accounting and an anti-trafficking NGO in the Philippines. Outside of work, Lauren is involved in community engagement through her church in West Philly, and enjoys running and traveling. Lauren holds a BA in International Relations from Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL.