Sergio Fajardo, current Governor of Antioquia, and former Mayor of Medellín, will sit down with Paul Romer, Director, NYU Stern Urbanization Project, NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management, to discuss the challenge of fostering cities that are safe and inclusive.
Sergio Fajardo is the Governor of Antioquia, Colombia (2012-2015). He was the Leader and Founder of a civil movement called “Compromiso Ciudadano”, Mayor of the City of Medellín (2004-2007) and Colombia´s vice-president candidate in 2010. He has served as a Mathematics Professor at Andes University (Bogotá), he was the Director of the Math Department and Research Director of the same university, Director of the Center of Science and Technology of Antioquia, Member of the National Council of Basic Sciences, and Member of the National Council of Masters and PhDs. In addition, he has been columnist of different media and author of several publications. He is a Mathematician, has a Masters Degree of Mathematics from the Andes University and a MSc and PhD in Mathematics from Wisconsin, Madison University.
Paul Romer is University Professor at NYU, Director of NYU’s Marron Institute, and Director of the NYU Stern Urbanization Project.
This event is co-hosted by the NYU Marron Institute of Urban Management, Adam Smith Society at the Manhattan Institute, and the NYU Stern Latin American Business Association.