As Senior Director of the One Degree, Lauren oversees the One Degree programmatic team, which includes product development, resource database management, marketing, community outreach, member support, and partnership development.
For over 20 years, Lauren held product development leadership positions, focusing on online learning in STEM disciplines, at Pearson, a major global education technology company. The products that Lauren and her teams worked on are used by millions of students around the world today. While at Pearson she also co-founded a cross-functional mentor group that continues to thrive. Earlier in her career, Lauren lived in Asia, studying Iyengar Yoga in India and living in a Buddhist monastery in southern Thailand. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Iyengar Yoga Association of Northern California and continues to be an intrepid world traveler whenever she can.