Elizabeth Kay Miller (Beth) is an urban enthusiast and seasoned nonprofit manager dedicated to supporting a healthy, equitable and thriving cities.
From 2001-2020, she served as Executive Director of the Community Design Collaborative, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that strengthens neighborhoods through design. The Collaborative matches design professionals with community based organizations through responsive Design Grants . Miller also developed and launched Infill Philadelphia, a series of innovative proactive design initiatives. The seven cycle initiative the Collaborative coordinated public private partnerships to reimagine underutilized assets, convene conversations, and deliver pragmatic design solutions around emergent themes.
Miller’s commitment to cities and civic engagement extends to her volunteer and public service. She served on the Philadelphia City Planning Commission from 2011 to 2016 and the Design Advocacy Group from 2005 to 2011. She holds a Master’s in Government Administration from the Fels School of Government at the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts in the Growth and Structure of Cities from Bryn Mawr College.
See Beth’s Fall 2019 “Meet the Loeb” address here.