Lauren Waits is a child advocate, videographer, and sixth generation Georgian. Steeped in the Southern storytelling traditions of her family, Lauren joined StoryCorps Atlanta to help document voices of the diverse, contemporary South. She has previously served as policy director at Voices for Georgia's Children, director of the ChoicePoint Foundation, and an analyst of Medicaid policy and health programs for the uninsured. Lauren earned her undergraduate degree in African Art History at Yale, and a Master of Science in Health Policy and Management from Harvard. She is proudest of being the mother of three children, making delicious homemade bread, and learning to speak Spanish at the age of 42.

  • StoryCorps OutLoud: Coast-to-Coast

    Posted on July 1, 2014, from .

  • #ThisIsOutLoud

    Posted on June 9, 2014, from .

  • StoryCorps OutLoud: Chapter 1

    Posted on June 7, 2014, from .

  • StoryCorps OutLoud launching in NYC!

    Posted on May 21, 2014, from .

  • Voices from Topeka—60 Years After Brown V. Board of Education

    Posted on May 17, 2014, from .

  • #MomStrong: A Celebration of the Strong Women in our Lives!

    Posted on May 5, 2014, from .

  • Helping People Grow

    Posted on April 24, 2014, from .

  • Mobile Lowdown: Durham Edition

    Posted on April 17, 2014, from .

  • My StoryBooth, My City: Chicago-Style.

    Posted on April 15, 2014, from Chicago, Illinois.

  • A Day In The Life: StoryCorps Facilitators Part III

    Posted on April 10, 2014, from .