Mentors & Interns

Students and graduates have volunteered their time for NTD.  Additionally multidisciplinary professionals have mentored and coached them.


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Kate Dunham

… has more than 15 years of experience working on urban development projects in the USA and Asia. Kate started her planning career at New York City Department of City Planning, then moved overseas. She worked for eight years in China with SOM and Arup, leading/managing mixed-use development projects ranging in size from a few blocks to entire urban districts. Prior to working in China, Kate spent nine years working at the New York City Department of City Planning as the urban designer for the Long Island City re-zoning and other urban design projects. Kate is a firm believer in the beneficial impacts that good urban design can have on peoples’ lives, the economy and the environment.





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