Lauren Hertel is the communications manager of the Robertson Foundation for Government (RFG) where she manages the foundation's website and social media channels.
Lauren has more than 15 years of experience in journalism and digital communications. Since 2010 Lauren has managed communications for a variety of non-profit clients, including RFG, the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation and the Global Land Programme. Prior to starting her consultancy, Lauren taught multimedia journalism at the University of Florida.
Lauren holds master's degrees in city and regional planning and journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in history from Columbia College of Columbia University.