Watch Launch Panel at Exploratorium

Hear how the project leaders are collaborating with the design community to come up with achievable approaches to making the Bay Area more resilient to future sea level rise and other natural hazards. Click here to watch video.

About the Speakers

Dwayne Marsh is Deputy Director of the Government Alliance on Race & Equity (GARE). He also serves as Vice President of Strategic Capacity Building at the Center for Social Inclusion.

Amy Chester is the Managing Director of Rebuild by Design, the New York City program that inspired Resilient by Design. She has spent almost 20 years in urban affairs, municipal policy, community engagement, and real estate development.

Kiran Jain is the Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Oakland. She has experience in both the public and private sectors working on urban innovation and community development.

Robin Grossinger co-directs the San Francisco Estuary Institute’s Resilient Landscapes Program, which studies how California landscapes have changed since European contact, in order to guide landscape-scale restoration strategies.


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