Kenyatta McLean is a strategist and facilitator interested in neighborhood resource access and heritage conservation. As an economic development practitioner, she developed strategy, engagement plans, and commercial corridor focused programming for multiple neighborhood revitalization projects in New York City. Kenyatta is a founding member of BlackSpace Urbanist Collective and currently serves as the Board Co-chair. She enjoys curating conversations and deepening her understanding of spatial movement patterns of Black people in the United States. Kenyatta holds a Master degree in City Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she researched concepts of space, progress and power within historic preservation. She believes all social change begins with empowerment.