Lauren Zalla is currently Research Service-Learning Coordinator for the Hart Leadership Program. She graduated from Duke in 2012 with a degree in Cultural Anthropology and Global Health. Her passions are social justice, community development and women’s health. In the summer of her Junior year, she worked with the Family Health Ministries in Léogâne, Haiti, where she conducted community-based research on reproductive health. This research later developed into her honors thesis Breastfeeding in Haiti. After graduation, she returned to Léogâne to launch a business with local women. In recognition of her commitment to peace and sustainability, she has received the North Carolina Peace Action Student Peacemaker Award and the Davis Projects for Peace Award.