Lauren Baer served in the Obama administration from 2011-17, acting as a senior advisor to the secretary of state.
During her time in government, she was responsible for ensuring that the promotion of US values remained central to foreign policy and advised on a range of critical national security issues related to human rights and international law. With a reputation for strong management skills and success working across the aisle, Baer also oversaw large-scale initiatives to make government work better, and to engage everyday people and businesses on US foreign policy.
She holds a BA from Harvard University, a JD from Yale Law School, and an MPhil from the University of Oxford, where she was a Marshall Scholar.
Baer currently works as a consultant for Albright Stonebridge Group, the global strategy firm founded by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright. She and her wife Emily enjoy tennis, distance running, and spending time outdoors with their young daughter, Serena, and their dog, Biscuit.
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