Aubrey Hays

  • Director of NYC Media Lab


Aubrey is a dedicated relationship builder, administrator, and photographer with a fierce aptitude for mobilizing purpose-driven educators, practitioners, and innovators. Aubrey was previously the Managing Director of the Pratt Institute Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator, a R&D Center for environmentally-driven sustainable entrepreneurship and manufacturing. Prior to the BF+DA, she was both the Director of Operations and Adjunct Faculty in the MFA Design For Social Innovation graduate program at the School of Visual Arts. Aubrey has a spirited passion for social impact design and fully believes in the holistic connectivity of the creative process. She holds a MFA from Parsons, School of Design, and takes great pride in supporting both her own and others in their journey.