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Lauren Durnwald

Graduate Assistant

College of Arts and Sciences: Human Rights Center


Email: Lauren Durnwald


Lauren is a University of Dayton 2018 graduate with degrees in Human Rights Studies and Psychology. Through the Malawi Graduate Fellowship, Lauren spent a year working as a Program Officer for Determined to Develop NGO (D2D) in Chilumba, Malawi before returning to the University to pursue her master's degree.

Lauren joins the Human Rights Center as a Graduate Assistant, assisting with initiatives within the UD-D2D partnership, including the Malawi Research Practicum on Rights and Development. Lauren hopes to continue in the development field, supporting female empowerment and gender equity.