The World Affairs Council of Charlotte is proud to welcome Laura Osga as our new “Assistant Director of Programs and Development.” She will manage all programming related initiatives including planning, logistics and marketing for our fall and spring programming. In addition, she will administer the Council’s membership program for our new and current corporate  members.

laurenosga1Lauren Osga grew up in San Diego, CA and attended California Lutheran University, earning her B.A. in International Studies and French, with a minor in Religion. During her time at CLU, she took a travel course to Jamaica, toured Italy with the university choir and studied abroad in Dakar, Senegal.

She completed a dual masters degree program in Macro Social Work and Theological Studies at Boston University in May 2015, with a focus on non-profit development and program planning. During her time at BU, she participated in travel seminars to Israel, Palestine and Turkey.

She previously interned and worked at DOVE, a small non-profit in Boston as the Development Assistant. Lauren recently moved to Charlotte with her husband from Boston. She enjoys performing arts, hiking, camping and snowboarding.