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Miquela Craytor

Director of NYC Industrial and Income Mobility Initiatives, Center for Economic Transformation Team - NYC Economic Development

Miquela Craytor is the Director of NYC Industrial and Income Mobility Initiatives for the Center for Economic Transformation Team at the NYC Economic Development Corporation.  Her Income Mobility work consists of overseeing a suite of pilot initiatives to work with lower income wage earners to connect them to work opportunities in the knowledge economy. In her Industrial Policy work, Ms. Craytor oversees the city's revived policy efforts concerning New York’s industrial sector.  She was formerly the executive director at Sustainable South Bronx for over 3 years.  Ms. Craytor also served as the Senior Planner for Economic Development in the economic arm of the Bronx Borough President's office. Ms. Craytor is a nationally-recognized advocate for using sustainable development to address reinvestment in under-served communities.  Ms. Craytor received her BA in planning, public policy, and management from the Honors College at the University of Oregon and her MS in city and regional planning from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. She is also a 2010 Catto Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a 2010 BMW Transatlantic Fellow.