Ariel Ben-Amos is a planner and analyst for the Mayor’s Office of Transportation and Utilities. He has a long history of working in Philadelphia’s CDC (Community Development Corporation) community and currently serves on the boards of Crossroads Music and the Gershman Y. Ariel…READ MORE
David enjoys working with creative people on projects involving art, science, and design. He is especially interested in finding effective ways to connect people with information; exploring the relationships between art, science, design, and society; & inspiring excitement about discovery.
Val Beulah is the Administrative Coordinator for PennPraxis. Prior to joining Praxis she worked in the PennDesign's Department of Architecture for 5 years as the Financial Administrative Coordinator. She loves the Lord and enjoys singing in three choirs and working at…READ MORE
Professor Birch is the Lawrence C. Nussdorf Chair of Urban Research and Education. She teaches courses in planning history and global urbanization.
Professor Birch has been active in the field's professional organizations and in academia in the United States and abroad.…READ MORE
JANNIE L. BLACKWELL, a five term councilperson born and reared in Philadelphia, is a seasoned advocate for social change with a thirty year reputation for serving community members and the poor and underprivileged in the City of Philadelphia, making her a…READ MORE
Bart Blatstein is the CEO of the privately held development company Tower Developments. Under his guise, Tower Investments has become well known for its aggressive and creative urban investments in major projects, as well as its expertise in all aspects of…READ MORE