was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. and recently moved to New York CityExpand Bio.
after graduating from Emory University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History. She is a lover of arts in all mediums and driven by cultivating community and fostering understanding across diverse spaces. She is currently an Assistant Vice President with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, responsible for hedge fund partnerships. She is a member of Merrill’s Diversity and Inclusion Council, whose goal is to increase representation across the line of business through mindful recruiting and hiring practices and events aimed at community engagement.Collapse Bio.
is the Chief Innovation Officer worldwide for Ruder Finn,Expand Bio.
where he has created global campaigns for Novartis, Citi, Microsoft, PepsiCo, Mondelez, and other leading Fortune 500 companies. As a producer, composer, director, and digital designer, he has received recognition and accolades for his work by industry leaders, including: South by Southwest (SXSW); Technology, Entertainment, Design (TED); and the Webby Awards. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and is a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).Collapse Bio.
is a registered architect, urban planner and educator, and the founder of Meg Walker CollaborativeExpand Bio.
is passionate about working with communities to transform their public spaces, downtowns,
waterfronts and neighborhoods into vibrant, inclusive, and sustainable places. She was Senior Vice
President at Project for Public Spaces, a non-profit planning and design organization in New York City
from 2004 to 2020, and she has been a Visiting Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn since 2010.
From 2019-2020, Meg was a Visiting Professor at Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany, where
she taught a seminar on public space theory and a placemaking lab in the Integrated Urban
Development and Design graduate program. Meg is a nationally-recognized facilitator and speaker who
has led public forums and presented keynotes at numerous planning and development conferences
around the world.