CityLab’s Richard Florida in Conversation with EQ Office’s Lisa Picard - 92Y, New York

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CityLab’s Richard Florida in Conversation with EQ Office’s Lisa Picard

Oct 14, 2020

Richard Florida, the co-founder of CityLab, senior editor at The Atlantic and professor at the University of Toronto’s School of Cities and Rotman School of Management, has been hailed as one of the greatest American urbanists of all time. His 2017 book, The New Urban Crisis, highlighted the way that the forces powering the growth of superstar cities like San Francisco, New York, Boston, Washington DC, San Diego, and London also generate their vexing challenges: gentrification, unaffordability, segregation, and inequality. Lisa Picard, is President and CEO of EQ Office, a U.S. office portfolio company wholly owned by Blackstone’s real estate funds. Lisa’s vision for the commercial real estate industry is uniquely rooted in cultural anthropology and her leadership at EQ is centered around designing workplace destinations that maximize human potential and bring humanity back into the workplace. Join Richard and Lisa as they have a discussion about the future of cities and workplaces, and how to create more innovative, resilient and creative metropolises amidst rapid automation and technological change.

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