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Eight Questions for Andrea San Gil Leon

Mar 25, 2021

We had the pleasure of speaking with Andrea San Gil Leon, « one of Latin America’s important female figures working in transportation, » about her introduction to cities, the future of urban sustainability, gender-inclusivity, and her new ventures with the Global Partnership for Informal Transportation. – March 25, 2021   Q: Can you tell us a bit…

Jessica A. Lee

Fév 09, 2021

Jessica A. Lee is an independent scholar who spent five years as an associate fellow at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program.

Courtney Kishbaugh

Fév 09, 2021

Courtney Kishbaugh is a Senior Associate at New Localism Associates and passionate about innovation in Midwestern cities.

Joshua McKenzie

Fév 05, 2021

“In my opinion, St. Louis just has that gem that like, you don’t know what it is, but St. Louis gives you that feeling that you can actually thrive here, you can be something, you can do something.”

Bruce Katz

Fév 05, 2021

Bruce Katz is the Founding Director of the Nowak Metro Finance Lab at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Previously he served as inaugural Centennial Scholar at Brookings Institution and as vice president and director of Brooking’s Metropolitan Policy Program for 20 years. He is a member of the RSA City Growth Commission in the United Kingdom…

Terence Finley

Fév 05, 2021

“In a climate of scarcity, we have renewed our commitment to being an anchor institution that serves as an economic engine for the region. We remain steadfastly focused on addressing the needs of our students and the St. Louis metropolitan community.”

Jason Hall

Fév 05, 2021

Prior to becoming CEO of Greater St. Louis, Inc., Jason R. Hall was CEO and Co-Founder of Arch to Park, a catalytic, civic-minded investment organization focused on economic growth in the urban core of St. Louis. Arch to Park was formed out of a desire by community leaders to create a new center of strategy…

Sarah Hobson

Jan 28, 2021

Sarah Hobson, PhD. is the founder and president of Community Allies. She supports educators, businesses, and government agencies in doing their part together to advance equity. Drawing on years of researching her youth ethnodrama programs, she developed Honoring Stories and Integrating Curriculum™, a systematic way for educators to design culturally responsive trauma-informed instruction that engages…

Otis Williams

Jan 26, 2021

Otis Williams is the Executive Director of the St. Louis Development Corporation (SLDC). SLDC is the economic development agency for the City of St. Louis and reports directly to the Mayor. Williams leads the agency’s economic development activities City-wide aimed at bringing people, jobs, and investment to the City. Prior to joining SLDC, Williams served…

Erica Henderson

Jan 26, 2021

Erica’s passion is working in communities of color to reduce inequities by developing systems that put families on the path towards achieving economic success, all while advancing self-sufficiency that creates substantive and generational impact. Erica is a forward-thinking, strategic system leader focused on social equity, justice, and cultivating collaboration to mobilize communities towards achieving their…

Michael McMillan

Jan 26, 2021

Michael P. McMillan is the President and CEO of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc., a nonprofit organization that has been providing social services to the metropolitan St. Louis community since 1918. The St. Louis Urban League is the largest affiliate of the NUL movement headquartered in New York City. The Urban League’s…

Maranda Witherspoon Richardson

Jan 26, 2021

Maranda Richardson, MPPA, is CEO and Principal of MWR Coaching and Consulting. Mrs. Richardson earned a Masters of Public Policy with a concentration on Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the University of Missouri St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Planning from Tennessee State University. Mrs. Richardson completed an approved International…