Announcing the 2018 Emerging Leaders in Transportation

Congratulations to the 2018 class of Emerging Leaders in Transportation!  The Rudin Center is thrilled to welcome these accomplished individuals to amplify their leadership skills, develop new ideas to bring to their workplace, and create an innovator network among transportation organizations. Meet the 2018 cohort:

  • Hilda D. Cardenas, NYC DOT
  • Amelie Cosse, Momentum Transport Consultancy
  • Matt DiScenna, Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Benjamin Engle, Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Lian Farhi, Sam Schwartz Engineering
  • Luis R. Gonzalez, NYC Department of Transportation
  • Adam Hartke, MTA Bridges & Tunnels
  • Aayushi Jain, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
  • Abdullah Kurkcu, NYU C2SMART
  • Lindsay Levine, AKRF
  • Jenny O'Connell, NACTO
  • Kerby Olsen, Oakland Department of Transportation
  • Christine Orthmeyer, MTA - NYCT
  • Ashley Pryce, TransitCenter
  • Julian David Bautista Rojas, MTA Bus Company
  • Lisa Santoro, LTK Engineering Services
  • Sonia Szczesna, Tri-State Transportation Campaign
  • Nicole Trinh, JetBlue
  • Sonam Velani, NYC Mayor's Office
  • Harrison Wolf, World Economic Forum
  • Celine Zakaryan, NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission
  • Kenneth Zauderer, Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
  • Anni Zhu, Metropolitan Transportation Authority

The fellowship is directed by Sarah Kaufman of the NYU Rudin Center

This fellowship is co-sponsored by the C2SMART Center at NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

2018 Emerging Leaders headshots and short bios