Tanu is an urban planning and policy consultant based in the Hudson Valley, providing planning, research, and program development support to organizations addressing economic development challenges for low and moderate-income communities. She is a Senior Fellow at the Pratt Center for Community Development in Brooklyn, NY, and led Pratt Center’s economic development work in NYC for five years. In this role, Tanu worked with community-based organizations and government agencies on land use planning efforts, industrial development and zoning, and equitable economic growth strategies. She also spent several years in India developing affordable housing and evaluating the impact of housing assistance programs.