"The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any."
- Alice Walker, American novelist, poet, and activist
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In this interview…
Majora Carter says, “You don’t have to move out of your neighborhood to live in a better one.” Her talent retention strategies for low-status communities serve to capture economic and social activity that leaves in search of lifestyle infrastructure that matches their aspirations, not their current circumstances.
Majora Carter | @majoracarter
Majora Carter is a leading urban revitalization strategy consultant, real estate developer, and Peabody Award winning broadcaster. The founder of Majora Carter Group, she is responsible for the creation & implementation of numerous green-infrastructure projects, policies, and job training & placement systems.
Her long list of awards and honorary degrees include 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. She is a BusinessInsider.com Silicon Alley 100, one of Goldman Sachs 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs, and her 2006 TED Talk was one of 6 to launch that groundbreaking site. Majora is a Board Member of the Andrew Goodman Foundation.