Lauren Oostveen

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Hi there. My name is Lauren. I've been collecting bits of the internet since elementary school. I was the original owner of the email address Don't be too jealous.

I always wanted to be a writer, but somehow ended up with a PR degree. Because I am one of those people who fears public speaking more than death, I've always enjoyed communicating online.

For five years I worked for one of Canada's oldest archival institutions. I helped to put old stuff on the internet and connect people with the province's past. In addition to the Nova Scotia Archives, I'm now helping 27 museums and many diverse cultural offices serve their online communities better.

Outside of my 9 to 5 I am a freelance writer, volunteer, and supporter of things that are good and fun. I watch too many movies and love chatting about online fandoms.

  • Work
    • Communities, Culture, and Heritage
  • Education
    • Bachelor of Public Relations, Mount Saint Vincent University