Lauren Hopkins lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is a runner, writer, reader, traveler, organizer, project manager, aunt, and dog mom. She is passionate about travel, leaving a positive impact on her community, and advocating on behalf of those living with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (including herself!). She can often be found planning her next adventure, enjoying a craft beer, or talking about her love of the city of Pittsburgh. 

When she’s not busy doing all of the things above, she occasionally finds time to work in the film industry as a background actor. She is a proud Founding Member of Passionflix, a streaming platform and film production company that is putting women in the driver’s seat of all elements of moviemaking. 

Lauren enjoys using her talents to help others in the areas of job searching and career development, project management and personal organization, personal finance, travel planning, and travel hacks.