Leiasa Beckham

Urban Developer

How to Become A: Urban Planner , Executive , Urban Planner


Watch Leiasa Beckham, an Urban Developer and CEO at Common Ground, share how she became interested in urban planning as a way to have a positive impact on the way cities are built. One area she focuses on is revitalization, where she works to empower local communities to improve their neighborhoods and protect themselves from being broken up by the speculative market. Her advice to girls is to follow the whisper. It’s like a butterfly – you never know where it will take you. Spend time with things that inspire you, and follow your internal compass.

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