Our Leadership

Lauren Strickland

Director of Clean Jobs and Environmental Justice Programs

Sharing the Power Foundation

Lauren Strickland is the Director of Clean Jobs and Environmental Justice Programs for Sharing the Power Foundation - a national philanthropic non-profit that advances environmental justice and an inclusive clean energy future through grantmaking and seeding the next generation of environmental leaders. In this role, Lauren leads special programs and supports strategic efforts for the Foundation.

Lauren is an inaugural 2023 Dream.Org's Green for All Business Council Fellow. The fellowship provides clean energy career opportunities for fellows with leading diverse-owned clean tech firms.

Prior to joining The Sharing the Power Foundation, Lauren worked as a business development executive in the hospitality industry for over ten years. Lauren has developed innovative strategies and led expansion efforts for leading hospitality groups. Lauren has been recognized as Leader of the Year by the Denihan Hospitality Group.  

Lauren is a life-long social justice advocate. She served on the board of IMPACT, a political advocacy and social impact non-profit based in Washington, DC. She oversaw key partnerships with Capitol Hill and other key lawmakers across the country.  Lauren has served on KIPP DC's Ambassador Board. Lauren has also worked with two presidential campaigns and various state-level campaigns.

Lauren graduated from Howard University and received a Journalism degree from Howard's School of Communications.