Lauren Morrison is originally from Forres, Morayshire. She moved to Uist in 2013, after 7 years working as a history and modern studies teacher in Moray and West Lothian. She currently works as Principal Teacher of Social Subjects at Sgoil Lìonacleit in Benbecula. Following completion of a Postgraduate diploma in Gaelic Immersion for Teachers at the University of Strathclyde, Lauren started teaching social subjects through the medium of Gaelic in August 2017. Lauren volunteers as a mentor for Mentor Uist and Barra. She was awarded a commendation for her work by the Scottish Mentoring Network in November 2016. She is also a member of Còisir GhÀidhlig Uibhist.