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Laurel Sipes

Laurel Sipes

Research Associate
MA, Public Policy, UC Berkeley
BA, History, UCLA

Laurel Sipes joined the Gardner Center staff in 2013 with a background in education policy and mixed-methods research. Her work is driven by questions about equitable access to quality educational and out-of-school time experiences, achievement and opportunity gaps, and the broader context in which young people and their families live. She also works to build the capacity of communities to plan strategically and use data.

Laurel holds a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley and a Bachelor’s Degree in History with a minor in Public Policy from the University of California, Los Angeles.