Lauren McGowan is a student in the School of Arts and Sciences Honors Program majoring in Political Science and Spanish with a minor in English. Lauren is the President of Student Peacemakers, a student-run, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting a culture of peace and inclusivity. In addition, she serves as the Director of Communications for the Association of International Relations, is a member of the Rutgers Model United Nations team and is the Vice President of External Relations for the RUAA Scarlet Council. This is also Lauren's second year as a Resident Assistant (RA). Lauren enjoys reading, hiking, and traveling. She is an avid soccer player and can often be found either on the field or watching Manchester United.