Lauren is a fourth year Civil Engineering student at Western University. Raised in Stratford, Ontario, Lauren developed a passion for the performing arts from a young age. This passion began with dance lessons and school plays and developed into acting with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival and dancing with The National Ballet of Canada. For Lauren, entrepreneurship is a blend of both her engineering innovation and artistic creativity. Working as a co-op student, Lauren has spent the past three summers working on construction sites across Canada and the United States, while also assisting in several research projects relating to corrosion mitigation in reinforced concrete structures. As an avid baker, Lauren recently began her own catering business on the Western University campus. With a strong belief in living a healthy lifestyle and a fascination with food, Lauren hopes to use her entrepreneurial gifts to revolutionize the food industry and promote healthier lifestyle choices.