Lauren has worked across a number of activities with the unit since joining the UQID team in 2014. She is currently providing technical, financial and logistical management on a range of short and long-term capacity building programs across Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Prior to assuming her role as Coordinator, Lauren provided welfare and logistical support as an Assistant on short course programs working with participants from The Pacific, South and West Asia, South America and Africa.

Lauren’s background is project management within the creative sector and more recently she has worked in communications and advocacy within The University and with local non-governmental organisations.


  • Master of Development Practice (Politics of Global Development), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries, Queensland University of Technology