Lauren Herman is a student at the University of California, Berkeley where she is majoring in Peace and Conflict Sudies and minoring in Global Poverty and Practice, with an emphasis on the continent of Africa. Along with Nathen Menard, Lauren visited Nicaragua in the winter of 2007, where they created and implimented a photography project with the children on Women in Action. Lauren also spent two months volunteering with Chelma Advisory Institute, a partner organization of SHARE, working to co-create a micro-credit program.