Lauren Cole

Lauren-ColeLauren Cole (she/her/hers) is the Program Manager for the Eisenhower Institute’s Washington D.C. office and a 2019 graduate of Gettysburg College.

Originally from Madison, Connecticut, Lauren spent her first year at Fairfield University before transferring to Gettysburg where she studied political science. During her time at the college, she served as a House Leader of RISE House and Vice President of the College Democrats. She was also a member of Alpha Phi Omega and was on the Women’s Lacrosse team during their 2017 and 2018 national championship seasons. After her graduation in May 2019, Lauren returned to Gettysburg College to work at the Eisenhower Institute. 

Lauren received an M.A. in Security Policy Studies at George Washington University, where her research focused on the intersection of security and development.