Lauren Vilen holds a M.Ed. in Education and Human Resources Studies with a specialization in Adult Education and Training from Colorado State University. Her research interests include environmental adult education, community-based education, and the professional identity and development of non-formal educators addressing environmental sustainability issues. Lauren also has over 10 years of professional experience in public lands and non-profit program management, where she developed and implemented service-learning programs for young adults focused on environmental stewardship and job readiness in the natural resource field. Lauren supports Drought Advisors because she believes interprofessional collaborations are how we make progress in addressing complex socio-ecological problems.
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