Lauren is the Australian Injecting & Illicit Drug Users League (AIVL) representative on the AFAO Board. Lauren also works at AIVL as the Senior Project Coordinator. Her policy, advocacy and project work focuses on the themes of harm reduction, stigma and discrimination and the public health rights of illicit drug users. Lauren is also Vice-President of Hepatitis ACT and former board member of Hepatitis Australia.
Previously she has worked in the Community and International Development sectors both in Australia and South America, with a focus on grassroots work with marginalised and vulnerable groups. Lauren has a Bachelor’s of International Development, a Masters of Project Management.