Amy Armstrong

Director, City Relationships

Amy is the Director of City Relationships for 100 Resilient Cities, Pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation. She helps set the strategic vision for 100RC’s partnership with cities, and directs a team of resilience professionals who collaborate with member cities to develop and implement their resilience strategies. She brings to the 100 Resilient Cities team experience advancing equitable and effective urban policies, and a track record of fostering greater collaboration across diverse partners and sectors. Most recently she spent six years at New York University, including both serving as Director of Communications, Global Strategy and Partnerships for NYU’s Marron Institute, a $40 million initiative dedicated to interdisciplinary and applied research on global cities. and as Communications and Policy Director for NYU's Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy, one of the nation’s leading research centers on housing, land use and urban affairs. Additionally, she has a diverse background working for local governments and non-profits on program development, strategic planning, external affairs and policy research and analysis.

Amy’s policy expertise includes housing and land use, social inclusion and community and economic development. She has authored more than a dozen policy papers and has served as Adjunct Faculty at The New School for Management and Urban Policy. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Reed College; an MSc in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics; and was a New York City Urban Fellow and a Coro Leadership New York Fellow.