Saturday, January 12, 2013

Mildred Warner to Receive Community and Economic Vitality Award

Professor Mildred Warner
The Community and Regional Development Institute’s 2012/13 David J. Allee and Paul R. Eberts Community and Economic Vitality Award will be presented on Monday, February 11th, 2013 to Mildred Warner, Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at Cornell University, for her years of innovative research on issues impacting families, communities and regions. The award will be given at CaRDI’s Research Roundtable Seminar on “Planning Across Generations,” to be held at Cornell University on February 11th from 12:00-2:00.

Panelists will include Professor Warner, Ruth Finkelstein (Senior Vice President for Policy and Planning, The New York Academy of Medicine), and Dana E. Friedman (Founder and President, The Early Years Institute).

Mildred Warner is a Professor of City and Regional Planning where her work focused on privatization, economic development and new models of service delivery. She has published over 65 articles in top journals and received grants from numerous foundations and US government agencies for her research. Her research is characterized by strong collaborations with local government associations which ensure its policy relevance. For more information on her research projects see http://www.mildredwarner.org.

For more information on Professor Warner's award, click here.