Lauren Himiak

Lauren Himiak currently serves as Storytelling Manager at the Center for Reproductive Rights, working to incorporate lived experiences into judicial strategy to advance reproductive freedom. She has a background in international reproductive rights, working for Women Deliver and Population Council, and volunteering time in Haiti and Uganda to improve the health and resources for girls and women. Lauren also worked as a journalist for over a decade in Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York. She has a Masters in International Affairs, Governance and Human Rights from the New School and continues to blog for The Huffington Post as a contributing writer. Follow her on Twitter at @LO_BKLN

  1. Gender Based Violence
    Helping Girls and Women Before a Disaster Strikes

    On July 11th, we recognize World Population Day – a day to focus attention on the urgency and importance of…

  2. Books
    When Time Stood Still: A Story of Courage, Survival, and Healing

    Once in a while a book comes around that will have a profound impact on the lives of others. In…

  3. Feminism
    Making Strides to End Child Marriage

    More than 700 million women alive today were married before their 18th birthday. More than one in three (about 250…

  4. Feminism
    Using Storytelling to Create Social Change

    Violence is the second leading cause of death among adolescent girls globally. Not malnutrition or accidents or cardiovascular disease or…