Acclaimed urban revitalization strategist
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
12 - 1 pm
National Alumni Society House
1301 10th Avenue South
Majora Carter ia an internationally renowned urban revitalization consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. Her long list of awards includes 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 and a Peabody Award. Carter's 2006 TED talk was one of the first six videos to launch their groundbreaking website. In her native South Bronx, Carter spearheaded an effort to create a cost-effective, low impact storm water system and an 11-mile green network of bike and pedestrian paths to connect neighborhoods, spur local business, reduce traffic, and improve public health.
Parking is available adjacent to the building and the UAB Highlands lot located at 11th Avenue and 13th Street.