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Lauren Paulk

Policy Counsel

Lauren Paulk

Lauren Paulk is policy counsel for reproductive health at the National Partnership for Women & Families, where she leads state policy work related to reproductive health, rights and justice.

Prior to joining the National Partnership, Lauren tracked and analyzed state bills on reproductive rights and health as a Senior State Legislative Fellow with the Center for Reproductive Rights; worked at the intersection of reproductive justice and LGBTQ liberation as an If/When/How Reproductive Justice Fellow at the National Center for Lesbian Rights; and helped young people learn about healthy relationships as a AmeriCorps Teen Advocate with Home Free.

Lauren grew up in Missouri and moved to Washington, D.C., in 2017. She enjoys reading, spending time with friends and family, and has a voracious appetite for learning new things.