University of Wisconsin–Madison

Lauren Parnell Marino

Undergrad Advisor & Outreach Project Assistant

advising@africa.wisc.edu

608.265.9151

Contact for undergraduate advising,
k-16 outreach, Day in Africa.

Lauren Marino

Lauren is a doctoral student in Development Studies program at UW-Madison. Her research focuses on women’s participation in the labor force in East Africa, gender, empowerment, and social capital. She is currently learning Luganda. Lauren previously worked for Ashoka, Uganda Crafts 2000 Ltd., and the Interfaith Youth Core. She holds an MA in Gender, Globalization, and Rights from the National University of Ireland-Galway, where she was a George J. Mitchell Scholar, and a BS in Social Policy from Northwestern University. In her free time she loves baking, gardening, and photography.