Lauren Strebel served as an Education Volunteer in a rice farming community on the Essequibo Coast from ’12-’14. During her service, she worked at Aurora Primary School on various education and community development initiatives. Projects focused on literacy, information technology, health and fitness and girl’s empowerment. She was also on the HIV/AIDS Taskforce that worked to raise awareness and provide education on HIV/AIDS in Guyana. Lauren currently works as a community and event coordinator at TOMS and works to support her local community in Los Angeles.