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.

  • 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 .

  • Around the Office: The Interns of StoryCorps!

    Posted on March 27, 2014, from .

  • 8 Stories of Everyday Leading Ladies

    Posted on March 20, 2014, from .

  • Mobile Lowdown: Huntsville Edition

    Posted on March 13, 2014, from Mobile, Alabama.

  • My StoryBooth, My City.

    Posted on March 11, 2014, from .

  • StoryCorpsU 101

    Posted on March 6, 2014, from .

  • StoryCorps Cribs: A Look Inside Our Recording Facilities

    Posted on March 4, 2014, from .

  • Adventures in Storytelling: The SF Reboot

    Posted on February 25, 2014, from .