Lauren Gardner is a multi-disciplinary social designer, with experience in international development, education, and communications and skills in design research, systems mapping, and user-centered design. She holds an MFA in Design for Social Innovation from the School of Visual Arts, and a BA in International Studies from American University. Currently, she is a Partnerships Associate at Reboot where she plays an integral role in the business development and communications teams and assists in program research and design. Prior to joining Reboot, Lauren worked as a Research Analyst for the World Bank where she researched education in Pakistan and Zambia. Originally from Texas, Lauren currently lives in New York City, but has also called Pune, India and Washington, DC home.