VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS
Lauren Machado is currently a junior at Boston University in Massachusetts majoring in English. She is a locally published poet, and frequent patron of libraries anywhere. While studying at BU, Lauren serves as a peer mentor for incoming freshman, helping them to adjust to college life in a big city. Lauren is also a co-founder of Valley Scholars College Initiative and concurrently serves as a board member for the organization.
As Vice President of Programs, she facilitates and creates all programming efforts conducted by the organization, hoping to give each high school student an equal opportunity to reach their goals.