Laura Pickel

Learning Experience Designer
Lyft

3 parts design nerd, 4 parts passionate educator, 2 parts biker extraordinaire

Laura is a Learning Experience Designer at Lyft and a Teaching Lead in IDEO's online university, IDEO U. In past lives, she's been a User Experience Designer at SAP, taught at the Stanford d.school, conducted hundreds of design thinking workshops, and was a high school math teacher at an experiential high school.

When she's not designing learning experiences using the fundamentals of gamification, Laura can be found competing in triathlons, riding hundreds of miles on her bike for fun, or hunting for the best gluten-free bakeries around.



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