Lauren Reese is a student at American University’s School of International Service pursuing a MA in global governance, politics and security. She also coordinates the MA program in ethics, peace and global affairs. Previously, Lauren worked as a Government Relations Analyst for an international defense firm. In 2010, she received the Boren Scholarship to study Hindi and conduct research in India. Lauren now serves on the Board of Directors of the Boren Forum, a non-profit organization that supports the professional development of Boren award recipients. She also has a background in and passion for diversity education. Lauren received her BA in sociology and justice and peace studies from Georgetown University. She was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, and is an avid yogi.
Updated May 2015