Lauren is a Cabot House resident and a member of the Class of 2021. Originally from Whittier, California, Lauren concentrates in Social Studies and is pursuing a secondary degree in the History of Art and Architecture. Lauren started teaching CIVICs during her freshman year as a way to create change and help foster a generation of civically aware youth. As IOP chair of CIVICs, Lauren hopes to make the themes of civic engagement and education a broader theme within the IOP. When not teaching CIVICs, Lauren can be found exploring Boston, wandering around the art museum, enjoying a coffee at a local cafe, or spending time with friends.