Announcing the 2019 Emerging Leaders in Transportation

Congratulations to the NYU Rudin Center Emerging Leaders in Transportation of 2019!  The NYU Rudin Center is eager to welcome these accomplished individuals to amplify their leadership skills, develop new ideas to bring to their workplace, and grow their professional networks.

Meet the newest cohort:

  • Rachel Bramwell, Senior Urban Planner, Hatch
  • Natalia Barbour, Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Al Beatty, Transportation Planner, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
  • Lauren Clark, Projects and Strategic Investment Program Coordinator, NJ TRANSIT
  • James DiGiovanni, Transportation Committee Counsel, New York City Council
  • Maggie Dong, Transportation Planner, Arup
  • Edward Friedman, Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs Coordinator, NYC Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
  • Dong Gao, Traffic Engineer, AECOM
  • Rohit Goyal, Operations Planning Strategic Lead, Uber Elevate
  • Ryan Greenlaw, Equity and Community Engagement Specialist, Lyft, Inc./Citi Bike
  • Portia Henry, Program Manager, Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
  • Christina Jang, Senior Program Coordinator, Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)
  • Erik Jensen, Staff Analyst I, MTA New York City Transit
  • Elyse Lewis, PhD Student, University of Washington - Seattle
  • Elizabeth Major, Senior Geospatial Analyst & Open Data Coordinator, NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission
  • Esther Marcus-Carter, Project Manager, NYC Department of Transportation
  • Josue Paul, Analyst, MTA New York City Transit
  • Jen Roberton, Transportation Policy Advisor, NYC Mayor's Office of Sustainability
  • Doug Rose, Senior Project Manager , New York City Economic Development Corporation
  • Jeremy Safran, Deputy Director- Freight Mobility Unit, NYC DOT
  • Angello Salazar, Planning Analyst, MTA Bridges and Tunnels
  • Chloe Strasser, Manager, E-ZPass Customer Service Operations, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
  • Aaron Whittemore, Transportation Product Owner, Humatics
  • Kathy Zhang, Market Entry Manager, JUMP by Uber
  • Le Zhang, Associate Transportation Planner, NYC Department of City Planning

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

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