Lauren Thokozani Piringu holds a Bachelors Degree of Divinity in Theology from Zomba Theological College in 2015. She is a project officer of Youth Net and counselling (YONECO) since 2017. Lauren has a Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) obtained in 2011.She got a certificate in HIV/AIDS Management and certificate of Conflict Management both obtained from Zomba Theological College in 2015. She has had a voluntary work at Youth Response for Social Change (Enhancement of social inclusion in Governance for Women Health and Sexual reproductive health funded by Tilitonse) in Nauchi- Machinga in 2015 and in 2016 she worked as a teacher at Dzukani Private Secondary school in Nsanama-Machinga. Lauren holds a certificate of SPSS and STATA data entry and a certificate in Project Management and Monitoring and Evaluation from Excellence Assured in 2018.