Founding Director, Center for Urban Innovation, The Aspen Institute
Jennifer Bradley is founding director of the Aspen Institute’s Center for Urban Innovation. Previously, she was a Fellow at the Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program, where she worked on the role of metropolitan areas in the nation’s economy and politics. A former attorney, Bradley has co-authored Supreme Court amicus briefs in cases that affirmed the constitutional powers of local governments and secured greater environmental protections, including in Massachusetts v. EPA. She has spoken widely about urban issues, including at South by Southwest, the Code for America Summit, and Techonomy. Co-author of The Metropolitan Revolution,Bradley’s essays have appeared in Newsweek, The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly, and Next American City.