Lauren Jarvis is the former Editorial Director of National Geographic Kids magazine and a freelance editorial consultant and travel writer based in London. She has travelled extensively throughout Asia, Africa, South America, Australia and New Zealand. Lauren has covered destinations as diverse as Borneo and Florida for magazines including National Geographic Traveller, National Geographic Traveller Family, Journeys and Wild Travel, and online for Cosmopolitan, Hello! and Grazia.
Lauren is also a Director of two youth mentoring organisations, Inspired Life and YOUYOU, and Chief Editor of Children's Eyes On Earth, an international organisation which aims to raise awareness of environmental and humanitarian issues among young people through the use of photography.