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Jurisdiction: Wake County

University: UNC - Chapel Hill

Hometown: Raleigh, NC

Lauren Koesy grew up in Wake county, living in Raleigh near Cary and Apex her whole life. Lauren graduated from the University of North Carolina with a BA in Public Policy and English Literature. She worked as a community organizer for education equity in Chapel Hill for two years before interning for a housing rights organization in Chicago for a summer. Lauren is excited to continue to learn more about community development and serve the community she grew up in.


Blog Posts

The Learning Curve

by Lauren Koesy

The Learning Curve I did not know what to expect when I started my fellowship at the Wake County Manager’s office. Was I intimidated to represent the program at the largest county in North Carolina? Yes, yes I was. Was I, like how many of my cohort and friends have …