Kendra Leith

Associate Director for Research


Contact: kleith@mit.edu | 617.324.6008

Kendra first came to D-Lab in 2006. She has worked on charcoal-related projects, participated in the International Development Design Summit, and led student trips to India and Tanzania. Kendra went on to MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning and received a master's degree in City Planning. In 2011, after a period working at the Institute for International Urban Development, she returned to D-Lab to help shape and oversee market research for individual D-Lab Scale-Ups projects, establish overall evaluation strategy for D-Lab, and currently overseas and coordinates the work of D-Lab's research groups.