Fellowship institution:US Senator Cory Booker
Lauren Tavar served as a legislative fellow for the Office of Senator Cory Booker. She worked on a diverse portfolio of environmental and agricultural issues.
Tavar obtained her bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Miami. She then went on to study environmental law at American University's Washington College of Law and has since become a member of the DC bar. Throughout law school, Tavar worked with a variety of environmental nonprofit organizations such as the Center for Biological Diversity, Endangered Species Coalition, Environmental Integrity Project, and Natural Resources Defense Council. Upon graduating, she completed a legal fellowship at Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility where she worked on cases pertaining to whistle-blowing by government natural resources and environmental professionals.