An outstanding social entrepreneur, Lauren M H Parks has dedicated her life to demonstrating how every person can truly contribute to social change. Armed with diverse global perspectives on what motivates people to get involved in social change as well as the roles of individuals, nonprofit organizations, government, and the media, Lauren is a solution provider committed to leveraging knowledge to address society’s challenges.

A graduate of political science from University of Philippines and graduate student of International Relations at Saint John’s University, Queens, New York, Lauren worked with leading politicians and political organizations in Philippines and United States.

She worked as public school teacher with New York Department of Education and Learning Leaders, and served as advocate, and researcher for several nonprofit organizations.

Lauren Parks is a recipient of several awards including Manuel L. Roxas Leadership Award, Zonta Club International Leadership Award, and candidate for the British Chevening Scholarships Awards Scheme.