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Alexis Taylor

New York City Economic Development Corporation
Vice President of Climate Resilience
New York, N.Y.
Alexis Taylor is vice president of climate resilience for NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) where she is responsible for leading a portfolio of resilience and waterfront projects, which include neighborhood-scale resilience projects like the Financial-District & Seaport Climate Resilience Master Plan; resilient waterfront greenway planning and design; and climate risk assessment tools to understand multi-hazard climate impacts across NYCEDC assets and projects and inform future planning priorities.  Prior to her time at EDC, she worked for the Bureau of Flood Resilience, Engineering and Construction at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and was a senior project manager with Rebuild by Design where she worked to catalyze innovative design solutions that address the potential impacts from climate change on the Sandy-affected areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. She graduated with her B.A. from University of Pennsylvania and went on to earn a Master of City Planning (MCP) degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.