Lauren Batten is the Development Officer at the Pacific Council on International Policy, working on a variety of fundraising efforts with a primary focus on overseeing the Sustaining Membership program. In addition to this donor portfolio, Lauren also facilitates corporate gifts, grants, and annual giving. She previously served as a Membership Associate at the Council, managing member stewardship and engagement.
Lauren grew up in Westchester, New York and completed her undergraduate degree at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Since moving to Los Angeles, Lauren has also completed studies at UCLA and USC. She is currently pursuing her Master of Public Administration at USC. Lauren enjoys volunteering on and off campus to destigmatize mental health and help formerly incarcerated individuals transition into the workforce.