Lauren is is pursuing an MBA and M.S. at the University of Michigan's Erb Institute, a dual-degree program with the School for Environment and Sustainability and the Ross School of Business. She is interested in waste management, sustainable packaging, and redesigning products and services to eliminate waste. Before pursuing her MBA/MS, she spent five years at Argyle Executive Forum, a marketing and event services startup that provides thought leadership and networking services to Fortune 500 C-level executives. Throughout her time there, she led the content department and played an integral role integrating newly acquired business units into the parent company. She also founded the company’s first sustainability initiative. As a member of the SSI board, Lauren is eager to engage with students regarding the topic of waste, and to broaden and strengthen the campus' zero waste efforts.