Lauren Bickford is a graduating senior earning a major in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism and a minor in Business Administration from the Marshall School of Business. Lauren was the co-director of the Women’s Leadership Society for the 2016 – 2017 and 2017 – 2018 academic years. In addition to being co-director, she is a tour guide for the USC Office of Admission and the director of scholarship for Delta Gamma Fraternity. Lauren was a research assistant for the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative under Dr. Stacy Smith, where she studied the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry. Lauren has held internships at BuzzFeed and Hulu, and will be starting her career at LinkedIn as a business leadership program associate in San Francisco, California.