Welcome Lauren Kostich - Academic Year Intern

Jon Shaffer


Lauren Kostich is one of BNID’s Academic Year Interns. She previously graduated from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC in 2013 where she majored in International Studies with emphasis on Peace and Conflict Resolution. Her minors include Russian language and political science. Although originally from the Outer Banks of North Carolina, Lauren has lived in Moscow for last few years working as an English teacher with EF before moving to Boston a year ago to serve with the Americorps organization, City Year, in Boston Public Schools. Lauren is extremely passionate about education as tool and foundation for global justice and empowerment. In her free time she loves to travel, spend time outdoors, meet new people and cook.