Lauren Sommer

Lauren Sommer is a multimedia producer for QUEST, a multimedia series about the people behind San Francisco Bay Area science and environmental issues and how their work is changing the way we live.

Sommer is a Bay Area native who recently returned from a stint in the Big Apple. Her background is in environmental policy and she is a graduate of Cornell University with a degree in Political Science and Policy. Most recently, she worked as a web writer and outreach coordinator for the non-profit group Environmental Defense. Sommer has had brief previous lives as a ski instructor in Tahoe, California, and as a travel writer for Frommer's in France. Her work has appeared in National Geographic Adventure, Sierra magazine and Sommer produces radio stories and web content for QUEST.