2008 Scholar

Lauren E. Finzer
Stanford University

Lauren E. Finzer
Lauren is a junior majoring in Human Biology at Stanford, concentrating in Sustainability in Global Environment and Health. She has a passion for solutions that combine environmental, health, and social benefits. Lauren grew up hiking in the hills in Berkeley, California, and volunteered for two summers in rural Nicaragua and Mexico with Amigos de las Americas. She recently completed an internship at Environmental Defense in Washington, DC, where she researched the health benefits of environmentally friendly policies and actions. On campus, Lauren is co-President of Students for a Sustainable Stanford. She loves to read, bake, hike, and spend time with friends and family.

How can you describe a weekend of student leaders from across the U.S. with an intense passion to change the world? The Orientation was a phenomenal experience to meet and build connections that I'm sure will last a lifetime.

Emily Bacha, 2009 Udall Scholar


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