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As a senior research analyst at the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City, Kathleen O'Shea is responsible for managing a diverse portfolio of engagements directed at inner-city economic growth. She is the lead on ICIC's partnership with JPMorgan Chase on its Small Business Forward initiative, which includes evaluating entrepreneurial support organizations across the country.

Before joining ICIC, O'Shea worked at the American City Coalition, a Boston nonprofit working to revitalize distressed urban neighborhoods, and at Boston College's Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action, where she helped to develop the initial proposal for an anchor strategy for the college.

March 26, 2019

How Cities Can Help Entrepreneurs of Color Scale Up

Our efforts are mostly focused on small businesses. We need to target high-growth sectors.