Lauren McKown

Communications Strategist, IDIN & CITE


Lauren McKown joined D-Lab in April 2014 to lead communications strategy for the USAID-funded International Development Innovation Network (IDIN) and the Comprehensive Initiative on Technology Evaluation (CITE). In the past, Lauren led communications strategy for Pathfinder International, CNFA, and the Economic Development Administration. Lauren grew up on a farm in southern Michigan and is an alumna of Michigan State University's James Madison College of Public Affairs. In her free time she enjoys writing op-eds, traveling, storytelling, hiking, and listening to NPR.