Goldhirsh Foundation

The Goldhirsh Foundation, which has been making grants for almost a decade, seeks to connect the dots between the best emerging innovations and the financial, social, and human capital to make them thrive. More information, including the My LA2050 Grants Challenge, is available at

Mayor's Fund of Los Angeles

The Mayor's Fund of Los Angeles is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving life for all Angelenos. Uniquely position at the crossroads of local government, business, philanthropy, and the nonprofit sector, the Fund facilitates the communication and collaboration vital to solving Los Angeles' most complex challenges. More information on the Fund can be found online at


Advisory Board

Ryan C.C. Chin, Ph.D.
Managing Director, City Science Initiative
MIT Media Lab

Benjamin de la Pena
Director, Community + National Strategy
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Gabe Klein
Special Venture Partner
Fontinalis Partners, LLC

Jeremy Klop
Principal +
Senior Market Leader
Fehr and Peers

Corinne Kisner
Director of Policy +
Special Projects
National Association of City Transportation Officials

Peter Marx
Former Chief Technology Officer
City of Los Angeles

Ronald Milam
Director of Technical Development
Fehr and Peers

Mony Patel
Senior Systems Analyst II, Transportation
City of Los Angeles

Matthew Ridgway
Principal and President, DC
Fehr and Peers

Tara Roth
Goldhirsh Foundation

Susan A. Shaheen, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor +
Transportation Sustainability Research Center
University of California, Berkeley

Anthony Townsend
Principal Consultant
Bits + Atoms

Jarrett Walker
Principal Consultant
Jarrett Walker + Associates


Technical Review Committee

Marco Anderson
Southern California Association of Governments

Timothy Black

Claire Bowin
City of Los Angeles
Department of City Planning

Jennifer Cohen

Nat Gale

Jay Kim

My La
City of Los Angeles
CiDepartment of City Planning

Marcel Porras

Bridget Smith

David Somers
City of Los Angeles
Department of City Planning

Jacqui Swartz