Lauren Wenig is currently a junior at the University of Illinois studying Advertising and minoring in Informatics. She is passionate about MakerGirl and encouraging girls to pursue their dreams. Outside of MakerGirl, Lauren is also involved in the American Advertising Federation’s National Student Advertising Competition and Alpha Gamma Delta. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors, playing soccer, and running. Looking towards the future, she hope to have a career in digital advertising or marketing.