Majora Carter

President, Majora Carter Group

Majora Carter Group LLC
P.O. Box 740357
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718 874 7313
Fax: 718 701 4952

Majora Carter simultaneously addresses public health, poverty alleviation, and climate change adaptation as one of the nation’s pioneers in successful urban green-collar job training and placement systems. She founded Sustainable South Bronx in 2001 to achieve environmental equality through economically sustainable projects informed by community needs.

Her work has earned numerous honors including Fast Company's 100 Most Creative People in Business, a MacArthur "genius" fellowship, Essence Magazine's 25 Most Influential African-Americans, and the New York Post Liberty Medal for Lifetime Achievment.

She is a board member of the Wilderness Society and CERES; and hosts the public radio series The Promised Land. A president of the Majora Carter Group, her work now includes advising cities, foundations, universities, businesses, and communities around the world on unlocking their local economic potential to benefit everyone.

Focus: Cities, Culture, Development, Environment, Gender, Health, Jobs, Poverty, Sustainability, United States, Americas


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Last Updated: Jan 10, 2011

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