Viany Mejia and Theodore are students at the Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce based in East Harlem. This summer, they are interning with the Ports and Transportation department. Here, they share some highlights from their experience thus far.
We are thrilled to welcome Maria Torres-Springer back to NYCEDC as President and CEO. She is the first woman to lead NYCEDC, where she will advance the Administration's economic development agenda to position NYC as a global capital of inclusive innovation.
At last Thursday’s launch of the sixth annual BigApps, we asked attendees to imagine their future NYC in tech. The responses we received ranged from sketches of a connected city to app ideas to words depicting a sense of hope and innovation. Read on to learn more about our #FutureNYC social media campaign and how you can contribute.
On June 3rd, Ben Wellington—a visiting assistant professor at the Pratt Institute and the vision behind the NYC open data blog, I Quant NY—came to NYCEDC's offices to deliver a talk on open data analysis and urban planning as part of NYCEDC's SMAC Talk series.
We've partnered with urban discovery blog, Untapped Cities, for a new Behind the Scenes NYC Tour Series that will shine a light on some of our most exciting development projects. Read more to see what tours are in store.
Max Taffet's job as a project manager for NYCEDC's Ports and Transportation division gives him a unique POV on the city. We were lucky to have him capture some of these moments as our November Instagram Ambassador.
We are pleased to introduce Thinking Ahead, a digital consortium of thought leadership posts from city leaders and influencers across key sectors and neighborhoods to foster dialogue around the issues impacting our city.
This September, NYCEDC Project Manager Kat Lau had quite the month contributing to a number of NYC tech milestones. During this time, she also served as our Instagram Ambassador, documenting her experiences from both tech and urban scenes around the city. Here's Kat's POV on some of her favorite images.
For the past month, NYCEDC Project Manager Alexandra Silversmith has contributed guest posts to our Instagram account as an Instagram Ambassador. Her images showcased her adventures around the city. Here's the story behind some of her favorite photos.