Angela Blanchard is a globally recognized expert practitioner in community development and long-term recovery. Blanchard’s breakthrough strategies have successfully revitalized neighborhoods, while providing a powerful road map for cities across the globe. She has worked on six continents, in dozens of cities where leaders have faced the challenge of responding to disruption and inflows of displaced people. Blanchard is a senior fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute for Public Policy and International Development. She teaches a graduate course in urban responses to disaster and displacement. Blanchard advises business, civic, and nonprofit leaders navigating upheaval.