Lauren graduated with a B.S. in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Furman University and a M.S. in Geology from the University of Florida. She worked as a Hydrogeologist for 9 years before becoming a stay at home mom. During that time, Lauren volunteered with her children’s schools and a local children’s hospital. She also worked as a substitute teacher and as a pre-k 3 assistant teacher. Lauren moved to Charlotte in 2018 where her passion for helping children led her to Heart. Lauren believes that everyone can be a math person when given the proper tools and encouragement.