Leigh Gallagher will be reading and signing her book, The End of the Suburbs, a fascinating look at the changing mindset and demographics affecting where we live – at 1pm in Collingswood, NJ, just a few stops away on NJ Transit/15 min. drive from Philly. She recently presented at DVRPC to a packed crowd. Contact us for more info.
Leigh Gallagher is an Assistant Managing Editor at Fortune magazine, where she edits feature stories on a variety of topics and oversees Fortune editorial packages including the magazine’s “40 Under 40″ rankings. She is also a co-chair of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, speaks regularly at Fortune and other business and economics conferences, and is a seasoned business news commentator, appearing regularly on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, CNBC’s Squawk Box, CBS This Morning, CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight, and public radio’s Marketplace. Leigh is a visiting scholar for the Business and Economic Reporting program at the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. Her first book, The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream is Moving, published by Portfolio in August 2013, has been described as a “first-rate social history,” a “steel fist in a velvet glove,” and “fascinating reading on changing trends in how and where we live.”