Start Center - Strategic Analysis, Research & Training Center

Lauren Adjumani

START Center Operations Manager

Lauren Adjumani manages START's daily operations, including communications, finances, and human resources. Lauren is originally from Seattle and attended the University of Portland, earning a degree in Political Science. During university, she had the opportunity to participate in service-learning trips to Thailand and Nicaragua, as well as study abroad in Rome. After finishing her BA, Lauren moved to Ghana and worked at the Kokrobitey Institute, a non-profit that administers educational programs for universities worldwide. In 2013, Lauren was accepted to UW’s Evans School and began a Masters in Public Administration. While attending the Evans School she served as the Development Director for Sister Schools, a small education-focused nonprofit that works in Uganda. After completing her masters, Lauren moved to Cap Haitien, Haiti, working as Operations Manager for Haiti Babi, a job creation organization.