Lauren Watkins
Finance and Special Events Coordinator, Democratic Party of Arkansas
Lauren Watkins is the Development and Special Events Coordinator for the Democratic Party of Arkansas. In her current role she oversees all fundraising and event operations along with database updating requirements. Previously she has worked as a university fundraising consultant with clients such as Temple University and Brooklyn College. Her first experience working with the party was in 2014 as an Intern Field Director. Lauren is a University of Arkansas Little Rock graduate with a degree Industrial Organization Psychology and Human Resource Management. Her goal is to one day work in the field of mental health and public policy. She’s passionate about access to healthcare and especially comprehensive mental health coverage. Her role at the Democratic Party is the first step in culmination of her skills and knowledge to build a better future for Arkansans. In her free time, she enjoys travel and spending time with family. Her hobbies include exercising and trivia nights with friends, her best category being pop culture.