19 episodes

This podcast is for urban planners, urban planning students and those interested in the topic of urban planning. The purpose of this show is to have a candid conversation about the ins and out of urban planning; discuss controversial topics relating to urban planning, and much much more.

Gisla Augustin, the Founder/CEO of GiGi The Planner LLC provides content each week related to topics of all things urban planning and otherwise.

The Urban Planner's Podcast Gigi The Planner

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This podcast is for urban planners, urban planning students and those interested in the topic of urban planning. The purpose of this show is to have a candid conversation about the ins and out of urban planning; discuss controversial topics relating to urban planning, and much much more.

Gisla Augustin, the Founder/CEO of GiGi The Planner LLC provides content each week related to topics of all things urban planning and otherwise.

    Ep. 19- Black Urbanists Speak Out Series #4 - Being Bi-Racial in the Field of Planning with Jordan & Krishanna

    Ep. 19- Black Urbanists Speak Out Series #4 - Being Bi-Racial in the Field of Planning with Jordan & Krishanna

    In today’s episode, Gigi continues her 6-week series called Black Urbanists Speak Out. She interviewed Jordan Exantus and Krishanna-Marie Newton both Black bi-racial individuals in the planning field. They discuss what it is like being biracial in America and their experiences with how they have dealt with that even in their work as a planner.  

    To connect with Krishanna-Marie Newton, you can find her on LinkedIn, Facebook, and on the City of Atlanta website for Neighborhood Planning Units and Community Engagement. 
    To connect with Jordan Exactas you can find him on LinkedIn and Facebook. 

    • 55 min
    Ep. 18: Black Urbanists Speak Out Series #3 - Life as a Black Male Planner with Gordon Linton

    Ep. 18: Black Urbanists Speak Out Series #3 - Life as a Black Male Planner with Gordon Linton

    In today’s episode, Gigi continues her 6-week series called Black Urbanists Speak Out. She interviewed Gordon Linton and they discuss his life as a new planner and what it is like being a black male in the planning field. 

    To connect with Gordon, you can follow him on Instagram @mrfloridaboy29 or connect with him on LinkedIn. 
    Check out gigitheplanner.com for urban planning products, career coaching, access to an exclusive planner's community and more.

    • 34 min
    Ep. 17: Black Urbanists Speak Out Series #2 - Blacks in Architecture with Melissa, Kyrah and Kemet

    Ep. 17: Black Urbanists Speak Out Series #2 - Blacks in Architecture with Melissa, Kyrah and Kemet

    In today’s episode, Gigi continues her 6-week series called Black Urbanists Speak Out. She interviewed fellow podcasters, Melissa Daniel from the Architecture is Political podcast and Kyrah Williams and Kemet Floyd from America’s Hidden Gem The Podcast. They discuss their life experiences being in the architecture field from college to the workforce. 

    To connect with Melissa Daniel, you can follow her on Twitter @melissardaniel or @archispolly and on Instagram @archispolly, you can also connect with her on LinkedIn @Melissa Daniels or on Facebook @archispolly.
    Melissa's handle for her podcast is Arch Is Polly and you can listen on Apple, Spotify, I Heart Radio, Tune IN Radio, Overcast, Anchor, and Google Podcast. 
    To connect with Kemet Floyd, you can follow him on Instagram @kmtcreates. 
    To connect with Kyrah Williams, you can follow her on LinkedIn at Kyrah L. Williams and connect with America's Hidden Gem on Facebook and Instagram @americashiddengem and on Twitter @americashiddeng. 
    You can also follow Kemet's and Kyrah's podcast on Apple, Google, Spotify, Breaker, Pocket Casts, Radio Public @AHGTHEPODCAST

    • 55 min
    Ep. 16 - Black Urbanists Speak Out Series #1 - Advocacy in Planning with Tiffany-Ann Taylor and Tiera Mack

    Ep. 16 - Black Urbanists Speak Out Series #1 - Advocacy in Planning with Tiffany-Ann Taylor and Tiera Mack

    In today’s episode, Gigi begins her 6-week series called Black Urbanists Speak out. Her first interviewees for this series are Tiffany-Ann Taylor and Tiera Mack who are both natives of New York and currently work as planners in New York as well. They discuss how they are active in the advocacy realm in planning and how other urbanists or urban planners can be advocates as well.
     
    To connect with Tiffany-Ann Taylor, you can send her an email to Diversity@nyplanning.org or follow her at @Divcomm on Instagram and Twitter. 
     
    To connect with Tiera Mack, you can follow her @tierammack on Instagram and Twitter. 
     
    Check out gigitheplanner.com for urban planning products, career coaching, access to an exclusive planner's community and more. 

    • 1 hr
    Episode 15: From a Degree in Geography to Starting and Planning and Development Firm with Pamela McCleod

    Episode 15: From a Degree in Geography to Starting and Planning and Development Firm with Pamela McCleod

    In today's episode, Gigi interviews her friend and coworker Pamela McCleod. They delve into her life experiences with obtaining degrees in geography and experiencing roadblocks with getting into the planning field. Then they switch gears and speak about Pamela's new endeavor with starting a planning and development firm with her husband called McCleod Planning and Development Professionals.  
    To connect with Pamela, you can follow her at @pam2mac on Instagram and you can follow her firm at @mpdp_llc on Instagram as well. Her firm's website is mpdprofessionals.com. 
    Check out gigitheplanner.com for urban planning products, career coaching, access to an exclusive planner's community and more. 

    • 43 min
    Episode 14: Full Time PHD Student & Full Time Planner with Tanya McGee @youlovetan

    Episode 14: Full Time PHD Student & Full Time Planner with Tanya McGee @youlovetan

    In today's episode, Gigi interviews Tanya McGee and they discuss Tanya's current life as a full time phd student and a full time planner. 
    To connect with Tanya, you can follow her at @youlovetan on Instagram and @__Tann on Twitter.
    Check out gigitheplanner.com for urban planning products, career coaching, access to an exclusive planner's community and more. 

    • 23 min

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