Lauren Lalicon is a first-generation Filipino American, born and raised in New Jersey. She currently serves as the Policy Director to First Lady Tammy Murphy of New Jersey. As Policy Director, Lauren helps to craft the First Lady’s policy agenda regarding maternal and infant health, K-12 climate change education, and fostering women-owned businesses. She previously served as the Director of Government Relations at the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce.
Lauren is an active leader in the Filipino American community. She has been involved with UniPro and MakilalaTV, and currently serves as the Executive Director to Professional Filipino American Youth (PFAY), a networking group for Fil-Am young professionals, and as a Board Member of the Filipino Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO).