Majora Carter is founder of Sustainable South Bronx, which helps underserved urban communities address environmental, economic, and social concerns through policy change, green job training, environmental education, and community greening programs. She is also founder of the Bronx Environmental Stewardship Training program, a pioneering green-collar job training and placement system that helps seed communities with a skilled workforce that has both a personal and economic stake in their urban environment.
Carter was born, raised, and continues to live in the South Bronx. As president of the Majora Carter Group, LLC, she advises cities, foundations, universities, businesses, and communities around the world on unlocking their local economic potential to benefit all. Host of the public radio series The Promised Land and co-host of The Green on the Sundance Channel, she has earned numerous honors, including Fast Company’s 100 Most Creative People In Business, a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship, Essence Magazine’s 25 Most Influential African-Americans, and the New York Post Liberty Medal for Lifetime Achievement.
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