Kelly Combs, Amber Charter School
Kelly Combs is an architect & designer with Gensler, joining the NY office in 2004. She leads teams on technical and aesthetic design in the education practice area for higher education and K-12 facilities as well as specialty spaces such as Innovation Labs, Co-working workplace, and Maker Spaces. Kelly is an active member of the AIA Committee for Education Architecture. She develops roundtable discussions, panel events, and Maker/STEM workshops for K-12 children. Kelly lives in Manhattan with her husband, Jim, and their daughter, Bryce. In her spare time, she likes to ride bikes and take her daughter to the park for playtime. I am a Board Member at Amber because designing, planning and advocating for educators and Education spaces has been my life’s work.