Lauren is GreenBiz’s circular economy analyst and Conference Chair of VERGE Circular. She is dedicated to accelerate circular economy solutions at the intersection of business, sustainability, technology, and equity. Previously, Lauren managed business development and sales for the Western territory at GreenBiz. Prior to joining the GreenBiz team, Lauren worked in international social enterprise, from water filtration in Guatemala to off-grid solar in Northern Ghana. She holds a BA in Environmental Analysis and Sociology from Pitzer College.