Founder of the <a href="http://www.majoracartergroup.com/" target="_blank">Majora Carter Group</a>, this South Bronx native is invested in revolutionizing her community and areas just like it around the country through urban planning and environmental activism. <a href="https://twitter.com/majoracarter" target="_blank"><strong>Majora Carter</strong></a>’s<strong> </strong>consulting company has provided climate adaptation, urban revitalization, and leadership development strategies for business, government, foundations, universities, and economically under-performing communities. Her long list of awards and recognitions includes a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship. She founded <a href="http://sbsq.org/" target="_blank">Startup Box: South Bronx</a>, a program designed to bring together students, startups, and community members to learn from and inspire one another.
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