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Jurisdiction: Ayden

University: Davidson College

Hometown: Cary, NC

Nina graduated from Davidson College with a BA in Environmental Studies and a minor in French and Francophone Studies. While at Davidson, Nina co-founded the Sustainability Collective, a student organization focused on sustainability initiatives, and was recognized as Outstanding Senior of the Year in the Environmental Studies department. She has worked previously with the City of Charlotte’s Sustainability Office as well as the nonprofit Sustain Charlotte.


Blog Posts

Streetscape Matters

by Nina Yao

Why the physical environment is crucial to your downtown and small steps to make it shine A crack in the sidewalk. A few scraps of litter. Unkempt trees. Barren, empty planters. These are all minor afflictions for our streetscapes, but in combination, present a picture that is less than welcoming. …