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Photos and video from Education Design Lab’s 10th Anniversary Celebration

Lee Lambert (left), Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District, received the Lab's inaugrual Kathleen deLaski Innovator Award. Also pictured: Kathleen deLaski, Lab founder and board chair, and Bill Hughes, Lab President + CEO.
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The Lab's 10th Anniversary Celebration was held at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.
Marta Urquilla, former Lab board member and chief program officer and now president of the Centri Tech Foundation (from left); Lab President + CEO Bill Hughes; and Chike Aguh, former Head of Economic Mobility Pathways at the Lab and Chief Innovation Officer at the Dept. of Labor.
Shalin Jyotishi of New America (left) and Rusty Greiff of Jobs for the Future.
Darren Gibson, Director, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship and the Innovation Hub, Prince George's Community College (Md.).
Steven Partridge, Vice President, Strategy, Research and Workforce Innovation, Northern Virginia Community College.
The program included a panel discussion featuring the Lab's Lisa Larson, Darren Gibson of Prince George's Community College; and Steven Partridge of Northern Virginia Community College. Shalin Jyotishi of New America moderated.
Keri Santos of Citizens Bank (from left); Lisa Larson, the Lab's Senior Vice President, College Transformation; and Rachel Kahn, the Lab's Deputy Director, Community College Growth Engine.
Erik Heyer, from the Siena School (from left); Kathleen deLaski, Lab founder and board chair; and Lou Pugliese, Lab board member.
Julienne Vinson, the Lab's Senior Director, People + Culture (from left); Tamika Smith of Urban Alliance; and LaSha Norris, the Lab's Associate Operations Specialist.
Lab President + CEO Bill Hughes (left) and Kevin Stump, former Senior Director of Impact, Evaluation, + Thought Leadership at the Lab and current Vice President of Economic Mobility + Workforce Innovation at SUNY Rockland Community College.
Laurence Roth, the Lab's Senior Vice President + Chief Growth Officer (from left); Lou Pugliese, Lab board member; and Carol Erickson, the Lab's Director of Foundation and Philanthropic Partnerships.
Chike Aguh, former Head of Economic Mobility Pathways at the Lab and Chief Innovation Officer at the Dept. of Labor (from left); Angelique Bennett, the Lab's Senior Manager, Accounting + Finance; and Emily Caplinger, the Lab's People Operations Manager.
Ken Eisner of Good Harbor Partners
Naomi Boyer, the Lab's Senior Vice President, Digital Transformation; and Lee Lambert, Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District (Calif.).
David Nelson, Verdence Capital Advisors (from left); Lisa Nelson, American Legislative Exchange Council; Kathleen Vickland, Palladium: Make It Possible; and Edward Grubb.
Leslie Daugherty, the Lab's Head of Design Programs (from left); Stephanie Ogilvie Seagle, Lab Communications Director; and Karen Parker, the Lab's Vice President, Product.
Dawan Stanford, former Lab Design Director and current president of Fluid Hive (from left); Laurence Roth, the Lab's Senior Vice President + Chief Growth Officer; and Kathleen deLaski, Lab founder and current board chair.
Clayton Samuels of Education Design Lab (from left); Bryana Ellis, Lab Associate Education Designer; and Miriam Swords Kalk, the Lab's Head of Design Practice.
Chade’ Brooks, Executive Assistant to Lab President + CEO Bill Hughes (right).
Andy Tonsing of Stand Together (left) and John Poreba of the Charles Koch Foundation.
Jennie Niles of CityWorks DC.
Don Fraser, Jr., the Lab's Senior Vice President, Design + Innovation (left); and Laurence Roth, the Lab's Senior Vice President + Chief Growth Officer.
Karen Hold, Founder and CEO of Experience Labs.
Brian Rubin, Senior Education Designer at the Lab (left) and Thaddeus Gros, Jr., Assistant Education Designer.
Kennon Harrison, Jr., of ETS.
From Education Design Lab: Brian Rubin (from left); Caroline DeLeon; Bryana Ellis; McKenzie Paterson; Chris Bond; Rachel Kahn; Jordan Lin; and Abhishek Balakrishnan.
Lab leadership (from left): Julienne Vinson, Karen Parker, Bill Hughes, Kathleen deLaski, Naomi Boyer, Lisa Larson, Laurence Roth, Don Fraser, Jr.

Education Design Lab hosted its 10th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 12 at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.

About 70 partners, funders, and Labbies past and present gathered for the dinner, which featured a celebration video and panel discussion spotlighting some insights from our college transformation partners.

The panel featured the Lab’s Lisa Larson, Darren Gibson of Prince George’s Community College, and Steven Partridge of Northern Virginia Community College. Shalin Jyotishi of New America moderated the discussion.

The Lab also presented its inaugural Kathleen deLaski Innovator Award to Lee Lambert, longtime community college leader and current Chancellor of Foothill-De Anza Community College District in Silicon Valley, Calif. Learn more about the award.

Thanks to all of our partners who have joined us on this innovative journey. We look forward to our next 10 years!

From 2022: Passing the baton: Reflections from Lab Founder Kathleen deLaski

Photos by Tristin Ashby Photography

Celebrating 10 years at the Lab

Labbies share memories and hopes for the future in this 10-minute video, which premiered at our 10th Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 12 in Washington, D.C.