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Lauren Andersen

Executive Director, NYC Tech Talent Pipeline

City of New York

New York


Computer Science Education Government Information Technology Policy Research Software Development

Lauren Andersen is the Executive Director of the NYC Tech Talent Pipeline, Mayor de Blasio's industry partnership designed to support the inclusive growth of the tech ecosystem by delivering quality talent for the city's businesses and quality jobs for New Yorkers. In this capacity, she works with the city's leading tech employers, academic institutions, and training providers to support new and expanded solutions for aligning workforce needs and educational opportunities. Prior to her current role, Lauren served as a Policy Advisor in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy where she worked on initiatives to broaden participation in STEM fields and served as liaison to the White House Council on Women and Girls. She previously worked at Citi Foundation, the Obama for America campaign in Florida, and a variety of digital and broadcast media outlets. Lauren received her undergraduate degree from Northwestern University and an MPA from Columbia University.

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