Founding Director, Center for Urban Innovation, The Aspen Institute
Jennifer Bradley is founding director of the Center for Urban Innovation at the Aspen Institute, created in 2015 to identify, connect, and support urban innovators – especially those working in or coming from underserved neighborhoods. She was previously a fellow at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program, where she co-authored The Metropolitan Revolution. Bradley has spoken about urban issues at South by Southwest, Code for America Summit, and Techonomy. Her essays have appeared in Newsweek, The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly,and Next American City. A former attorney, she co-authored Supreme Court amicus briefs in cases affirming constitutional powers of local governments and secured greater environmental protections, including Massachusetts v. EPA.