Lauren Youngblood is the Associate Director for Advancement at the Urban Education Institute. Youngblood develops UEI's major gift program and works directly with prospective donors and volunteers, including the UEI Partners Committee, to increase the support for UEI's work. She also collaborates with the University of Chicago Alumni Relationships and Development office to involve alumni and other friends of the University in UEI activities.
Prior to joining UEI, Youngblood served as Manager of Donor Development at The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. She holds a BA in sociology from Duke University.