Lauren joined the Institute of Politics as communications director in August 2021. For nearly a decade, Lauren served as senior advisor and digital director to Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on her Senate campaigns and in her Capitol Hill office, building her digital program from scratch, overseeing much of her broader communications and outreach work, and helping her become one of the strongest voices in the Democratic Party.
Lauren also served as a senior director at Bully Pulpit Interactive, where she most notably led BPI’s work on Labor Secretary Marty Walsh’s first mayoral campaign in Boston and served as the campaign’s digital director. Prior to joining the 2012 Warren campaign, Lauren was a senior strategist, director of online communications, and one of the earliest employees at Blue State Digital, the groundbreaking BarackObama.com technology and consulting firm. A proud Californian, Lauren received a B.A. in political science from UCLA.