Administrative Director, AUC Data Science Initiative
Gardner’s duties include financial oversight, operations and administration management. Previously, Gardner was the assistant director of the YALI Mandela Washington Fellowship Institute at Clark Atlanta University and a 2017-2018 Fellow of the Robert Bosch Foundation in Berlin, Germany. She served as deputy director of international affairs for the City of Atlanta during the Kasim Reed administration.
Gardner earned her bachelor’s in international business and Spanish from Florida State University, an MBA in international management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University and a master’s in international affairs from Georgia Tech.