People

Emma-Quin Smith

Portland

Colleges You’ve Attended and Degrees Earned
Master of Regional and Community Planning (Kansas State University, Manhattan), Bachelor of Arts in American Political Studies (Drury University, Springfield)

Top 3 Places You’ve Traveled
New Mexico, The Ozarks, Germany

Hobbies
Yoga, baking, long walks listening to podcasts, embroidery and whatever other crafty things I can get my hands on

Architectural Influencers
Jane Jacobs, Paul Davidoff, Ebenezer Howard

Favorite Hangout Spot
In a coffeeshop by a window

Car, Bike, or Bus (or Feet)
Feet!

Favorite Nonprofit
Girls on the Run

Time of Day You’re Most Creative
10:30 pm

Preferred Radio Station
WNYC on NPR

Your Past (or Present) Nickname
A lot of people call me EQ, and my family calls me Quinnie. My best friend came up with Planner-Quin when I got my MRCP.

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