Lauren Wollack

Senior Director, Innovation and Strategic Investments

Lauren develops strategies to provide custom, tailored support to the most exceptional women in the Vital Voices network through leadership development, technical capacity building, external communications and visibility opportunities. Lauren leads our network engagement strategy to connect the thousands of women in the Global Leadership Network and build a platform for global advocacy and awareness raising around critical issues affecting women and girls globally.

Favorite quote?

 “Only one man in a thousand is a leader of men — the other 999 follow women.” -Groucho Marx

List five things that people could ask you about
Best dog parks in DC, Vital Voices Leadership Model, program design, what restaurants you can take a toddler in DC, being a DC native

 

Where is your favorite place you have traveled?
Cape Town, South Africa

 

What inspired you to work at Vital Voices, and what do you love about your job here?
I love that I get to work with women leaders who are making lasting change in their communities.

 

What’s your favorite place in DC?
Lincoln Park in Capitol Hill

 

What is the most unusual thing you keep at your desk?
A ceramic box that looks like a doughnut (that I painted).