Jess Zimbabwe

Jess Zimbabwe

Washington, DC, US



Jess Zimbabwe is the founding Executive Director of the ULI Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership. She writes and speaks on the intersections of politics, community engagement, design, planning, and development.



Urban Land Institute, Washington, DC, US, Executive Director, Daniel Rose Center for Public Leadership

Feb 2009 - current

American Architectural Foundation, Washington, DC, US, Vice President of Programs

Aug 2007 - Feb 2009

Mayors' Institute on City Design, Washington, DC, US, Director

Aug 2006 - Feb 2009

Urban Ecology, San Francisco, CA, US, Community Design Director

Aug 2003 - Jul 2006


University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, MArch, Architrecture

Aug 1999 - May 2003

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