Meet the Loeb Fellows Week | Neha Bhatt, Kimberly Driggins, Alejandro Echeverri

Come meet the Loeb Fellows and learn about their work.


Neha Bhatt, Washington, DC: As founding director of the Local Leaders Council of Smart Growth America, Neha Bhatt specializes in supporting elected decision-makers who champion affordable housing, public transportation and walkable, inclusive and sustainable communities. 

Kimberly Driggins, Washington, DC: As associate director in DC’s Office of Planning, Kimberly Driggins established the Citywide Planning Division to spur neighborhood revitalization and increase the vibrancy of the District’s under-resourced communities, and has changed the narrative of what neighborhoods can be. 

Alejandro Echeverri, Medellin, Colombia: Architect and planner Alejandro Echeverri led the mayor’s social urbanism strategy to improve the most impoverished neighborhoods in Medellin, Colombia, making the city a blueprint for the future for other distressed cities worldwide. 

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