In her role, she guides students in their career development process through industry-specific advising. She connects students to resources and mentors that center on each student’s personal experience and encourage exploration and self-authorship.
Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Lauren earned her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Environmental Studies from Furman University. After initially pursuing a degree in law, she decided to pivot her career path and graduated with an M.Ed. in Higher Education from the University of Virginia. Lauren specializes in student development and is dedicated to fostering an inclusive and supportive environment for students within career advising.
Along with her passion for helping students, Lauren enjoys hiking, going to farmer’s markets (to dog watch), and being creative with food and through studio art.
Trainings completed at Duke: Mental Health First Aid, Duke P.R.I.D.E., Trans 101, and Antisemitism 101.