Topic: Angela Blanchard

Blanchard, president emerita of the community development organization BakerRipley and former Swearer Center Social Entrepreneur in Residence, was involved with the response and restoration of the city of Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvery. She aims to bring her real world experience to students in the University’s MPA Program.

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New Watson senior fellow to teach Master of Public Affairs seminar

February 14, 2019 0 comments

Angela Blanchard, recently named senior fellow at the Watson Institute of International and Public Affairs, will teach a Master of Public Affairs seminar this spring titled MPA 2772: “Disaster, Displacement and Response: A Practitioner, People-Focused Lens on Urban Policy & Practice”…

President emerita of BakerRipley Angela Blanchard, a former Social Entrepreneur in Residence at the University, discussed hurricane response methods at a teach-in Tuesday afternoon.

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Teach-in addresses hurricane response

September 25, 2018 0 comments

While a torrential downpour drenched Providence yesterday afternoon, Angela Blanchard, president emerita of BakerRipley, held a teach-in to discuss how communities respond to hurricanes and why residents remain in areas often threatened by the dangerous storms.