Lauren Criss-Carboy is a joint Project Intern with the Cold Climate Housing and Research Center and partner organization Information Insights. She’s a student at the University of Alaska Anchorage studying international studies, sociology, and history. Building on her past experience with LGBTQ+ health equity research, she’s excited to strengthen her data collection/analysis and outreach skills in projects contributing to healthy, sustainable housing for all Alaskans. In her spare time, she loves to get out on the land by hiking, car camping, and berry-picking.