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Andrea Batista Schlesinger

Partner at HR&A Advisors

Partner at HR&A Advisors

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New York, NY, USA
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Andrea Batista Schlesinger Biography

Andrea Batista Schlesinger leads the Inclusive Cities practice at HR&A Advisers, where she is a Partner.

As a former leader in government, think tanks, philanthropy, and political campaigns, Schlesinger uniquely understands the capacity and role of government and advocacy in making cities just and dynamic places. Her work focuses on supporting equitable economic development and removing barriers to opportunity for all communities in cities, by working to effect change in workforce development, education, criminal justice, racial equity, and other fields. Prior to HR&A, Andrea was Deputy Director of US Programs the Open Society Foundations, George Soros’ global philanthropy.

Schlesinger began her career in public policy at age 16 as the Student Advisory Member on the New York City Board of Education, for which she was the subject of an award-winning documentary, “Hear Us Now.” She is also the author of the book "The Death of Why: The Decline of Questioning and the Future of Democracy" (2009).

She previously served as a Special Advisor to New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and as Executive Director of the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy, originally founded by an advisor to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Schlesinger received her Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy from the University of Chicago and holds Masters degrees in History from Columbia University and the London School of Economics, where she focused her studies on how global cities have constructed their responses to inequality during the latter half of the 20th century. Andrea also serves on the board of The Nation and the New York Women’s Foundation.

Andrea Batista Schlesinger Videos

  • CityTalk: Andrea Batista Schlesinger
    Andrea Batista Schlesinger, deputy director of US Programs at the Open Society Foundations, talks about the Transition Tent, a temporary facility...

Andrea Batista Schlesinger Books

  • The Death of Why?: The Decline of Questioning and the Future of Democracy
    The Death of Why?: The Decline of Questioning and the Future of Democracy

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