Gretchen Susi

Director, The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change

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Gretchen Susi is Director of The Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change where she has led the Roundtable’s efforts to implement place-based equity-promoting strategies with partners from across the country. Her work has focused on community development policy and practice, the effects of stress on human development and well-being, social movements, resident activism in public housing, cross-sector alliances, and methods for identifying and dismantling structural racism. Gretchen has served on the adjunct faculty of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation at Columbia University, and is an active volunteer for Big Brothers/Big Sisters of New York City. She holds a Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology from the Graduate Center of The City University of New York.