Asima Jansveld

Managing Director at High Line Network

Asima focuses on the intersection of social, environmental and economic impacts of place-based development and policies, and currently leads the High Line Network, a strategic hub and peer learning community for leaders reimagining urban infrastructure as equitable open spaces across North America. She is passionate about the potential for peer-to-peer learning to jumpstart innovation, and the power local communities have to affect change when armed with the right resources.

In past leadership roles at NYC Economic Development Corporation, European Urban Knowledge Network and HR&A Advisors, she has worked across jurisdictions and agencies, including developing a citywide industrial policy, building a racial equity program for national mayors, and supporting ten American cities in developing resilience strategies through the 100 Resilient Cities network. Asima also serves on her town’s local Planning Board and volunteers for Impact100 Garden State.


Moving Beyond Intent: The Tools to Take Equity into Action

Monday, June 20
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM