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Lauren Klein is the director of EDC’s Office of Communications. In this role, she works across the international and U.S. divisions to articulate, amplify, and demonstrate the impact of EDC’s programs and research.

Throughout her career, Klein has worked at the intersection of storytelling, policy, and digital marketing to inform and advance solutions to complex social challenges. She enjoys bringing partners from different sectors together to collaborate, and she is forever curious about the interplay of technology and information delivery and their shared impact on engagement.

Most recently, Klein led strategic communications and marketing for the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Before that she was a vice president for Weber Shandwick, a global strategic communications firm, where she conceived and executed content marketing campaigns with a focus on digital and social impact strategy for Fortune 500, nonprofit, and government clients. Her award-winning work has been recognized by Cannes CyberLion, Communications Art Awards, and Webby Awards.

Klein holds a Master’s of International Affairs from Columbia University and a BA from Mount Holyoke College.