Dr. Laura Groth, Senior Partner
Researcher ● Technical Assistance and Sensemaking Provider ● Policy Analyst ● Coach
Laura’s experience spans early childhood, K-12, and higher education research, policy, and technical assistance. She investigates challenges such as effective policies, human capital systems, and school improvement. Laura leads many of Lumen’s research efforts and ensures its projects and products are grounded in relevant literature and appropriate evidence. She also coaches leaders and professionals toward career fulfillment and advanced outcomes.
Outside of Lumen, Laura brings her nerd skills to governing her hippie co-op residence in Washington, DC, training her foster cats basic tricks, volunteering with youth in foster care, and organizing trips with her book club.