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Jillian Baker

Jillian Baker

Communications Intern

Jillian is a third-year student at the University of Pennsylvania studying Political Science and Consumer Psychology. They are most interested in the use of social media and other marketing techniques to create tangible social change. Jillian currently works at the Netter Center for Community Partnerships, creating advocacy-based workshops to improve the relationship between their university and West Philadelphia. They are also a resident advisor passionate about helping younger students thrive during their college years.

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Planning Guidelines

Urban planning is ultimately a dynamic process that must evolve as the needs of the city evolve. These guidelines provide an overview of how charter city planners can effectively create a charter city that generates sustained and inclusive economic growth.

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charter cities atlas

Charter Cities Atlas: Venice with Thibault Serlet and Corey Tazzara

Today’s episode is a bonus episode, where we take a deep dive into the Italian Renaissance (with a focus on Venice) with world-renowned expert, Professor Corey Tazzara. From the fall of the Roman Empire to the formation of independent city-states, to the financial and political ramifications of the crusades, to the rise and fall of Venice as an economic powerhouse, this conversation has it all!

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