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Orit Sarfaty

Special Projects & Business Development

Orit provides the visionary leadership to develop the programs needed to further strengthen Evergreen as an internationally recognized leader in placemaking. Orit’s work is guided and informed by the organization’s overarching goal: to drive urban innovations that make Canadian cities more livable, green and prosperous. She provides oversight and direction to Evergreen Brick Works as well as Evergreen’s placemaking efforts across Canada and ensures Evergreen is at the forefront of innovations in sustainable development.

Orit has a wide breadth of experience including spearheading a comprehensive cultural plan for the City of Chicago. She has held positions with Tides Canada, Lord Cultural Resources and Goldman Sachs. Orit is a graduate of Harvard University and holds a Master’s of Urban Planning from the University of Washington.

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