Project Manager, What Works Cities
Lauren is a Project Manager at BIT Americas. She supports the What Works Cities program. Prior to joining BIT, she served as Program Officer for the Social Data Initiative at the Social Science Research Council where she ran a grant program that connected social science researchers studying mis- and disinformation to proprietary data from Facebook.
Lauren holds BAs in Communication and English from the University of Southern California, an MA in Media Studies from The University of Texas at Austin, and a PhD in Communication Studies from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.