Lauren Necochea concurrently directs the Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy and Idaho Voices for Children. Both are programs of Jannus, Inc. Lauren previously oversaw and evaluated programs addressing children’s safety and health hazards for the Baltimore City Health Department. Prior to that, she was a policy fellow with joint appointments at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Princeton University’s Center for Health and Wellbeing. She has evaluated anti-poverty programs internationally and was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to study microfinance in Peru. Lauren earned her Master in Public Affairs at Princeton University and holds a B.A. in Economics from Pomona College. She is a native Idahoan and lives in Boise with her husband and two daughters.