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Building Equitable and Resilient Communities Through Public-Private Partnerships

Amanda Mott July 13, 2022

As local communities are navigating a complex road to recovery from the pandemic and many are facing unpredictable economic futures, corporate anchors can play a significant role in building resilient communities through job creation, investment and impact initiatives. But how can they ensure that their impact is equitably distributed? 

Hear from Aisha Glover, Audible’s Vice President of Urban Innovation and head of the Global Center for Urban Development, on how corporations and public entities can work together to enact meaningful change in their communities and create economic empowerment. From developing local hiring programs, to cultivating an innovation corridor, addressing food insecurity and launching an arts collaboration, Audible has worked directly with local City and State governments to significantly invest in Newark for more than a decade, and their efforts serve as a replicable blueprint for other public and private actors looking to do the same in their own communities.


Fireside Chat (3 speakers maximum)

Meta Themes

  • Power and Capital

  • Deliver Equity and Inclusion


Corporate Community Investment, Social Impact, Economic Impact

Purpose and Desired Outcome

This session will demonstrate proven, replicable models for how corporate actors and local governments can work together to create sustainable impact on their communities. Attendees will walk away with new, innovative ideas for how they can increase economic development and reduce inequality locally.


  • Corporate & SME

  • Entrepreneurs

  • Government


  • NameAisha
  • TitleGlover
  • OrganizationAudible
  • StatusConfirmed
  • NameTBD
  • TitleTBD
  • OrganizationTBD
  • StatusInvited
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