Mandu Sen is a program manager at Regional Plan Association, working primarily on the Fourth Regional Plan. She focuses on how long term planning can improve health and equity and works to translate the impact of digital technologies into policies around infrastructure and governance.
Prior to joining RPA, she worked as a planning consultant for the Chinatown Working Group, focusing on demographic analysis, economic development and banking. Mandu has an undergraduate degree from Yale and a graduate degree in urban planning from the Pratt Institute, where she received the 2013 AICP Outstanding Student Award. She also was a founding member of the Collective for Community, Culture & Environment and co-organized the Brooklyn Food Conference. Before becoming an urban planner, she was a vice president at J. P. Morgan Chase in the investment bank legal and compliance department.