Lauren Grow serves as the Director of Marketing and Development. Her career thus far has been spent leveraging marketing and communications to share the positive impact of nonprofit organizations and educational institutions such as Longwood Gardens and the University of Pennsylvania. Lauren holds degrees in Communication Studies and Political Science from West Chester University, in addition to an M.S. in Nonprofit Management with an Environmental Studies concentration from the University of Pennsylvania. Graduating from Penn in 2019, Lauren has remained involved as a teaching assistant with the School of Social Policy and Practice for several masters-level fundraising and philanthropy courses. As a board member of West Chester University and Penn’s Nonprofit Leadership Program Alumni Association, Lauren is passionate about education and its critical role in our world.