Jordan leads complex multi-stakeholder urban planning engagements to support emergency management projects at Public Works. She brings together expertise in project management, public and nonprofit sector financial management, research, urban policy, and resilience planning in emergency situations. Jordan leverages systems mapping, community needs assessments, and existing conditions analysis to support mitigation planning and long-term vulnerability reduction. She also brings a commitment to building community and partnerships across stakeholder groups through clear and accessible communication strategies.

Experience

  • Formerly worked as Program Administrator and Finance Officer with the Boy Scouts of America, where she spearheaded annual fundraising efforts; launched standardized finance initiatives to maximize efficiency, effectiveness, and revenue; and fostered ongoing relationships with key stakeholders
  • Led technical research on advocacy and policy campaigns around climate, urbanization, and migration; executed data-driven communication strategies; and conducted quantitative and qualitative research analysis in her role as Data Analyst & Project Management Consultant for UNICEF
  • Master of Urban Planning with a specialization in Sustainable Development Planning from NYU Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service
  • B.A. Public Administration and Policy from California State University, Monterey Bay

Outside Public Works

  • Volunteers with The Thinkubator, a nonprofit that connects Bronx youth to work-based learning experiences and employment opportunities
  • When the passion strikes, she writes on Urban Rights Blog: where cities are for everyone
  • Avid indoor cyclist with a penchant for endurance training
  • Loves to recreate her favorite dishes from restaurants (next up: soup dumplings)

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