Lauren is the MEL Officer at Conciliation Resources. Prior to joining Conciliation Resources in 2018, Lauren worked on refugee and asylum issues in the UK, US, and France. In addition, as part of the Oberlin Research Group she consulted for the US State Department on Moroccan development initiatives. Lauren graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Politics and International Studies from Oberlin College, receiving the highest honours for her thesis on the securitisation of asylum. Lauren is fluent in English and French.