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University: University of Virginia
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Lauren C. Jackson is a senior at the University of Virginia where she is majoring in political and social thought. Lauren is interested in the intersection of media and humanitarian policy, and has worked for CNN, the International Rescue Committee, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, and for a National Geographic photographer. She received a full merit scholarship to the University of Virginia as well as research grants to study post-genocidal PTSD in Rwanda, humanitarian data technologies at the UN, and gay Mormon suicides in Utah. Lauren’s extracurricular interests include cycling, hiking, graphic design, and photography.