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Lauren Young

Lauren Young

Editorial Associate

Ms. magazine

Greater Los Angeles Area, us

I am a problem solver interested in answering and asking critical questions to enact change. I'm also looking to relocate from LA! I thrive in environments where my well-honed analytical and research skills are in constant use. My scholastic ventures have been focused on U.S. and global politics, particularly Russia.

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Feminist Majority Foundation

Editorial Associate, Ms. magazine

Supply information on issues in the U.S. and globally related to women that are of import to the Feminist Majority Foundation and the Feminist Majority PAC in Washington, D.C.
Analyzed data collected over a period of 10 years on the rates, trends and characteristics of child marriage in the U.S based on 450,000+ cases.
Synthesized data collected by academics and the Women's March organizers to produce the most thorough estimate to date of the number of attendees at the women's marches in the U.S. and globally for the Spring 2017 print issue.
Working closely with the executive and digital editors, serve as the point person for the Ms. Blog's newly released series on Women, Peace and Security, with contributions from academics, thought leaders and officials in diplomacy.
Organize and assist with events to promote the goals of Ms. and the Feminist Majority Foundation.

Feminist Majority Foundation

Editorial Intern, Ms. magazine

Selected to write the lead article in the National News section for the Winter 2016 print issue.
Supplied data sourced from an independent project on the number of female elected leaders that became the base for statistics featured in the Winter 2016 issue's "How Are We Doing?" section.
Co-coordinated a three-hour workshop on national and global policy challenges facing women.
Undertook essential fact-checking duties for the Fall and Winter 2016 issues of Ms.
Contributed to the Ms. Blog.

Yale University

Teaching Fellow, "American Economic History" Yale University Department of Economics

Prepared and graded student exams and essays.
Assigned readings and led twice-weekly discussion sections to facilitate students' participation with and understanding of course materials.
Held weekly office hours to assist students with the progress of writing assignments and answer specific questions related to the course.

Yale University

Teaching Fellow, "The Cold War" Yale University Department of History

Prepared and graded student exams and essays.
Assigned readings and led twice-weekly discussion sections to facilitate students' participation with and understanding of course materials.
Held weekly office hours to assist students with the progress of writing assignments and answer specific questions related to the course.

Yale University

MA, European and Russian Studies

Leadership: Graduate Student Assembly, Head Resident of Helen Hadley Hall, Pierson College Graduate Affiliate

Smith College

BA, Government, Russian Civilization

Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Highest Departmental Honors in Russian Civilization

Psst...Ask Me About How I Spent July 2015-September 2016 Writing and Producing My Very Own Full Length Play!