Sherry and Mark Wolkoff of Marlton, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Lauren Elise Wolkoff, to Joshua David Nanberg, son of Sandra and Leslie Nanberg of Boston.

    Lauren graduated with high honors from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J,. with a bachelor's degree in political science and Spanish. Upon graduation, she spent three years as a reporter for the Tico Times in Costa Rica. She currently works as executive editor of a medical magazine for a South Jersey publishing company.

    Joshua holds a bachelor's degree from Syracuse University with majors in newspaper journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, and in public policy from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He earned a master's degree in government administration from the Fels Institute of Government with a certificate in public financial management. He is the Mid-Atlantic Regional political director for AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

    Lauren is the granddaughter of Sidney Wolkoff of Pompano Beach Fla.; and the late Mona Wolkoff; and the late William and Esther Gordon. Joshua is the grandson of the late Florence and Nathan Nanberg, and the late Lottie and Morris Lamm, all of Chicago.

    The couple is planning an October wedding in Villanova.