Nadia Owusu

Dir
Living Cities Inc

Nadia is Assistant Director of Strategic Communications & Storytelling at Living Cities. In this role, she leads Living Cities' communications work, focused on harnessing the power of story, information, and technology to deepen and accelerate promising approaches to address poverty and inequality in US cities. In support of this, she develops and implements digital, content, community management, and event strategies to share what Living Cities is learning, and to learn from the work of others.

Nadia graduated from Pace University with a BA in Political Science and holds an MS from Hunter College’s Department of Urban Affairs and Planning. She serves on ioby’s Board of Directors, is on the Millennial Advisory Committee of the Andrew Goodman Foundation, and on the Advisory Board of Fund Good Jobs.

She is currently studying creative non-fiction in Southern New Hampshire University’s low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program. Her writing has appeared in The Cossack Review, Catapult, and The Huffington Post. She is the winner of Assignment Magazine’s 2016 writing contest and won second place in Lumina’s essay contest judged by Leslie Jamison, author of “The Empathy Exams.” She lives in Brooklyn where she can often be found writing at her favorite coffee shop, or in the park if the weather’s nice.

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