Lauren Hewell is a 7th generation Texan and grew up in Austin, where she developed a love of queso and country music. She graduated from George Washington University in 2022 with a BA in International Affairs. During her time at GW, Lauren studied abroad in Madrid and spent her semester taking flamenco classes and visiting 15 towns and cities across Spain. After graduating, Lauren decided to stay in DC and started her career at ATA. In her free time, Lauren likes to sew and play board games with her friends and family.