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Aida Morales

Aida Morales, Chief of Staff at Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation

Aida Morales is a Chief of Staff at Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation. She holds one of the most wide-reaching professional experiences in the world, having worked for various companies and organizations: United Nations (UN), New York City Department of Transportation, and Sustainable Travel Now. Aida has been with Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation since 2016. Before this, she was employed by the United Nations in New York City as Policy Advisor. She received her Ph.D. in Urban Planning and her MSc – Specialization in Real Estate Development from the City University of New York (CUNY). She has also completed a MA Program in Real Estate Finance from CUNY Baruch College. Her research interest is focused on sustainability, green cities, and strategies for affordable housing.

Aida Morales is a Puerto Rican born on 13 January 1979. She speaks Spanish and English. Previously, she was a high school teacher at PS 6 in the Bronx, N.Y. She graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Sociology. Before starting her professional career, Aida worked as an Administrative Assistant and Secretary at UN-ESDP (United Nations Economic Social Development Programme). Also, before this, she worked as a strategy consultant at AECOM (AECOM Technology Corporation). Aida’s Ph.D. research focused on Sustainable Urbanism and Sustainable Transportation. While at CUNY, she was a student-faculty affiliate of the Institute for Urban Research, where she taught Latin American Urbanism. Aida is passionate about developing communities and building sustainable cities with successful strategies.

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) is a non-profit organization established in 1975 to create and preserve affordable housing for an urban environment on Roosevelt Island. The Corporation owns and manages the Roosevelt Island Houses, the only affordable housing units since 1980. The Corporation also owns and manages Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation-residential Apartments.

 

Aida Morales, Chief of Staff at Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation Aida Morales is a Chief of Staff at Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation. She holds one of the most wide-reaching professional experiences in the world, having worked for various companies and organizations: United Nations (UN), New York City Department of Transportation, and Sustainable Travel Now. Aida…

Aida Morales, Chief of Staff at Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation Aida Morales is a Chief of Staff at Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation. She holds one of the most wide-reaching professional experiences in the world, having worked for various companies and organizations: United Nations (UN), New York City Department of Transportation, and Sustainable Travel Now. Aida…