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Think Forum: Majora Carter (2015): About

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Introduction

The Kelvin Smith Library provides the campus community with access to world-class research collections, technology-equipped classrooms and meeting spaces, state-of-the-art digital resources and even a café.  In support of the “Think Forum Lecture Series”, the library offers a selection of resources accessible in this “Research Guide”.

This guide was prepared for the Think Forum Lecture Series by Majora Carter on Tuesday, December 1, 2015. The topic being explored by Carter is Department of Hometown Security.


This Kelvin Smith Library Research Guide offers a variety of information below, plus more on these additional pages:

Biography

Majora Carter is an urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. She is responsible for the creation & successful implementation of numerous green-infrastructure projects, policies, and job training & placement systems. After establishing Sustainable South Bronx and Green For All (among other organizations) to carry on that work, she built on this foundation with innovative ventures and insights into urban economic developments designed to help move Americans out of poverty.  Her long list of awards and honorary degrees include accolades from groups as diverse as Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, John Podesta’s Center for American Progress, Goldman Sachs, as well as a MacArthur “genius” Fellowship. Her 2006 TEDtalk was one of the first 6 videos to launch their groundbreaking website. Majora is a Board Member of the US GreenBuilding Council, and the Andrew Goodman Foundation.  Majora has continually set new standards of excellence with projects in her South Bronx community, while expanding her reach through philanthropic pursuits and business interests that have all pointed toward greater self-esteem and economic potential for low-income people everywhere.

~ from Gotham Artists bio

To learn more about Majora Carter, visit:

Think Forum Related Guides

These guides were created to support the previous Town Hall series and the current Think Forum Lecture Series. They are listed in the order of newest first.