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.
- Does This Picture Make You Feel Sad? Practical Questions for Ethical Photography, Reboot 2015
- India's Persistent Food Insecurity: An Evaluation of Causal Factors, American University 2012
- People-Powered Media Innovation in West Africa, Reboot 2016
- Education Sector Public Expenditure Tracking and Service Delivery Survey in Zambia, World Bank 2016
- Education Public Expenditure Review in Zambia, World Bank 2016