“I think it’s critical that more women serve on public boards and commissions. I have a two-year old daughter and it’s important that she have women in her community to serve as role models.” – Lauren Allen
Lauren was appointed to the Board of Trustees of City Trusts in Kansas City, Missouri. She is a graduate of Philander Smith College with a degree in English Literature and received her Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law. She also holds a Masters of Law (LL.M) from American University Washington College of Law.
Her law career has led her to Washington D.C., Baltimore, Annapolis and now to Overland Park, Kansas where she works as a Litigation Associate for UnitedLex Corp.
Lauren has a heart for service, she is a Hope House volunteer with several area organizations and participates as a Big Sister in Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kansas City. She also provides feminine products to women in need, a necessity that is often overlooked. Lauren is passionate about education, especially literacy, and enjoys working with young people. Lauren has a Youtube channel called “The Dope Librarian” where she records book reviews and covers topics that align with the book.