Lauran is a Communications Manager at the Web Foundation, where she leads the communications workstream for A4AI. An experiences research and communications professional, she has extensive communications and research experience across both the private and not-for-profit sectors, and a background in technology policy and international development.
Prior to joining the Web Foundation team, Lauran helped to manage the Secretariat of the Mobiles for Education Alliance, a consortium of international organisations working to improve educational outcomes in emerging markets through the use of mobile technology. She has also previously worked as an analyst in the legal sector, where she assessed electronic privacy and cybersecurity law for corporate clients.
Based in Washington, DC, Lauran holds a BA in History and Latin American Studies from Tulane University, as well as an MA in Conflict, Security and Development from King’s College London.