Kieran Micka-Maloy is entering his second year of Pratt Institute’s Masters of City and Regional Planning program. Kieran graduated from Cornell University in 2018, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Urban and Regional Studies. Currently he is involved in the Pratt Institute Planning Students Association and Pratt Disaster Relief Network student groups. During and after college, he lived in Indonesia and India, working for several non-profit sustainable development organizations. After returning to New York, Kieran spent a year working in the policy Unit at NYC DOT, where he focused on shared mobility policy and street design. Since then, he has worked in the Department of City Planning’s Urban Design unit and at the Pratt Center for Community Development, where he is partnering with NYCHA on public engagement for the agency’s climate sustainability and resiliency plans. After graduating, Kieran plans to work in New York City at the intersection of public service, sustainability, and urban space.