Breakfast Series Event
Join ULI Indiana the fourth Thursday of the month at our new North Indianapolis location, the Market District in Carmel, for our Breakfast Series event. Our Breakfast Series is an easy and enjoyable way to get just the right dose of professional education and networking. The series presents a selection of speakers on current issues impacting thriving communities.
Our July 26 event will revisit the topic of food and real estate and feature Sara Hammerschmidt, Senior Director, Content at the Urban Land Institute and local panelists. Stay tuned for more details.
Senior Director, Content
Urban Land Institute
Sara Hammerschmidt develops ULI content and programs focused on the impact of the built environment on public health through the Building Healthy Places Initiative. Throughout her career, Sara has done extensive work on issues that lie at the intersection of health and the built environment. Previously, she worked at PolicyLink in Oakland, California, researching the inclusion of social and economic equity into projects, plans, and policies that are being implemented at the intersection of health and the built environment. Sara has spoken on the topics of Health Impact Assessment, the role of urban planning in creating healthier cities, and recommendations for incorporating health into all built environment decision making at several national conferences. Sara holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas at Austin, where her research focused on developing recommendations for how planning departments across the country can incorporate public health considerations into their work. She also holds a B.S. in Industrial Operations and Engineering from the University of Michigan, and worked for eight years in the technology industry prior to graduate school.