Name: Laurie Garduque
Job Title: Program Director
Company Name: MacArthur Foundation
Bio: Since joining the Foundation in 1991, she has focused on advancing juvenile justice and criminal justice reforms. In this role, she led development of Models for Change, an initiative that worked with government officials, legal advocates, educators, community leaders, and families to make juvenile justice systems more fair, effective, rational, and developmentally appropriate. And more recently, she helped launch the Safety and Justice Challenge which gives support to local leaders from across the country to tackle the misuse and overuse of jails. She received her bachelor's degree in Psychology and her PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of California at Los Angeles.