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Nury Gutierrez is an incoming MS student in Sustainability in the Urban Environment, at the City College of New York. She graduated with a BA in Sociology from CCNY in 2017 and recently worked as a research assistant at the college for a social science study analyzing the potential impacts of rezoning and Business Improvement Districts in Inwood, New York. She also completed a nine-month internship in the management office of the Hazardous Materials-HAZMAT team for MTA New York City Transit in the Security Department. Prior to this, Nury obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Management in her home country of Colombia. She specialized in Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster Prevention Management.

Nury’s September 11th Memorial Program research will be with NYMTC. She will work on Community Planning Initiatives to develop enhanced outreach and planning linkages with communities of concern throughout NYMTC’s planning area, as defined in NYMTC’s Title VI program. It will include grassroots outreach to local communities regarding key developments for the MPO; collaborating with municipal government officials, community-based organizations, advocates and other interested stakeholders; as well scheduling and executing community workshop meetings to identify planning issues and gather suggestions for improved outreach.

Nury Martinez-Gutierrez