Manager, Age-Friendly Commerce
Shauneequa Owusu is the Manager for Age-friendly Commerce at the New York Academy of Medicine. In this capacity she oversees initiatives that address older adults as consumers, workers and entrepreneurs. Such initiatives include the Age Friendly Local Business Initiative and the Age Smart Employer Awards. Most recently, Shauneequa worked in community economic development focusing on workforce development, work and family supports and services for small businesses. Previously she worked for the New York City Council on Aging, higher education and labor policy. Shauneequa holds a M.S. in Urban Affairs from the City University of New York-Hunter College and B.A. in International Relations from Roanoke College.