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Lauren Head: Olney's 183rd Commencement Speaker

We are delighted to announce  Lauren Head as Olney's 183rd commencement speaker.

Lauren is a peacebuilding professional based out of Washington, DC. She has worked for a range of non-profits, including the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, PartnersGlobal, and the International Center for Religion and Diplomacy, specializing in the Middle East and gender justice. Prior to her current career, she has also supported grassroots conflict resolution and refugee programming while living in Thailand and Uganda. Lauren holds a MSc in Women, Peace and Security from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a BA/BS from Quest University Canada. Outside of work, Lauren is a passionate trail and ultra runner and loves to spend time in the mountains.

This year's commencement would be held virtually on Saturday, June 5 at 10:30AM EDT on Facebook live. Please join us celebrate the class of 2021.