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Sidra Fatima is an associate program officer for the American Cities Program at The Kresge Foundation. She supports Kresge’s place-based programs and cross-city knowledge exchange. Sidra joined the foundation in 2019.
Previously, Sidra held positions with the City of Boston’s Community Preservation Department and was involved with creating the Community Development Learning Initiative at Harvard University. She also served as an associate environmental planner at Parsons Transportation Group, where she ensured environmental compliance and prepared environmental reports for transportation projects.
A native of southern California, Sidra earned a Bachelor of Science in urban and regional planning from California State Polytechnic University and holds a master’s degree in urban planning from the Harvard Graduate School of Design.