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SABIT NASIR, RAINPROOF NYC FELLOW
Sabit Nasir is a Fellow, supporting the Rainproofing NYC initiative. As a fellow, Sabit is leading an initiative to raise the bar for equita…
ERIC KLINENBERG, RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Eric Klinenberg, Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute for Public Knowledge, leads Rebuild by Design’s research as principal …
Henk Ovink; ministerie Innovatie en Milieu.
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Henk Ovink is the first Special Envoy for International Water Affairs for the Kingdom of the Netherlands. “Worldwide, water is the connectin…
JOHANNA LAWTON, PROJECT MANAGER
Johanna Lawton is a Project Assistant at Rebuild by Design, supporting the NYS Resilient Infrastructure Fund initiative. Through research, e…
AMY CHESTER, MANAGING DIRECTOR
Amy Chester has spent more than 25 years in municipal policy, community engagement, real estate development and communications advocating fo…