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Lauren Graham

Lauren Graham, MS

  • Lecturer, NPL Program

Lauren Graham has a background that spans environment and sustainability, social innovation and entrepreneurship, and creative media (film, music, games, and virtual reality) for public engagement.

She is a Senior Associate at The Cadmus Group, an environmental consulting firm, where she co-leads their sustainability team and works with nonprofit, NGO, and philanthropic clients. She is also the founder of Velvet Frame, a social impact strategy and communications consultancy based in New York. She works with nonprofits, startups, and social enterprises across the environmental-social impact spectrum on their capacity-building and change management challenges using an ecosystems approach. Prior to starting her own practice, Lauren worked in social impact strategy for documentary film and green building consulting doing certification and project management.

Lauren holds a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a master’s in sociology from Stanford University, a master’s in environmental management from Yale School of the Environment, and a master’s in nonprofit leadership from the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice.

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