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Lauren Bridges

Program Manager


As program manager for the Laboratory for Analytic Sciences (LAS), Lauren Bridges directs the lab’s day-to-day operations and coordinates the execution of the lab’s research portfolio. Prior to her current role at LAS, Lauren worked in various cross-sector collaborations. She spent 10 years at NC State, first in the Office of Partnerships where she was present for the launch of LAS in 2013, and later as the leader of business operations at LAS where she coordinated with government sponsors and managed contracts and budgeting. After leaving NC State, Lauren worked in program management with Booz Allen Hamilton in Stuttgart, Germany, and Deloitte in northern Virginia, where she continued consulting with the intelligence community.