Ms. Mann, Jakki


Project Manager, Circles of Sustainability

  • Melbourne , Australia
  • Sydney, Australia
Western Sydney University

Language skills

English
Native or bilingual proficiency (I have a speaking proficiency equivalent to that of an educated native speaker)

Last updated: 2017/04/04

Personal

Jakki Mann is the Manager of Western Sydney University’s Circles of Sustainability Strategic Initiative, an approach that guides engaged and collaborative practice in making cities, locales and organisations more sustainable, resilient, adaptable and liveable. Through the University’s relationship with the City of Berlin, she works with the Metropolis team to promote case studies of urban sustainability initiatives around the world via the policy transfer platform. Jakki has a background in communications, media and arts and has worked in both public and corporate sectors, including Darebin City Council, Palace Cinemas, Melbourne International Film Festival  and CSIRO Publishing.


Case studies from Jakki Mann

Zero Waste Program
Shortlisted project

Bogotá, Colombia

Zero Waste Program

The Zero Waste Program aims to reduce waste and increase recycling by formalization of the labour force and the introduction of education and training programs for workers and the community. more

Climate Smart Hyllie
Shortlisted project

Malmö, Sweden

Climate Smart Hyllie

Hyllie is Malmö's largest residential and commercial development area. By 2030, Hyllie will be 100% sustained by renewable or recycled energy, achieved by using integrated new and smart technology solutions. more

Greening The Grassroots in Petaling Jaya
Shortlisted project

Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

Greening The Grassroots in Petaling Jaya

Based on business and community participation, the Greening The Grassroots programme will assist with the transformation of Petaling Jaya into a low carbon city by 2020 with government support. more

West End Community Plan
Shortlisted project

Vancouver, Canada

West End Community Plan

The West End Community Plan provides a clear and flexible framework to implement positive change and sustainable development. more

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque
Shortlisted project

Dubuque, United States

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque

Smarter Sustainable Dubuque is a partnership between the City of Dubuque and IBM Research to pilot an integrated, cross-silo initiative for managing resources and reducing carbon emissions. more

Building a water-logging resilient city
Shortlisted project

Sylhet, Bangladesh

Building a water-logging resilient city

A community based initiative to raise awareness and ensure preservation of natural water resources through sustainable drainage systems that will help eradicate water-logging in the city of Sylhet. more

The Metro Line 3

Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico

The Metro Line 3

The construction of a new subway line will increase transport capacity and reduce the transit time for passengers who commute to work, study or socialize in the Metropolitan Area of Guadalajara. more

Know Your City: Lusaka 2030 - a city without slums
Shortlisted project

Lusaka, Zambia

Know Your City: Lusaka 2030 - a city without slums

To foster a sustainable working relationship between local government and slum dwellers in a bid to expedite the creation of an inclusive city. more

Rio Capital Energy Program

Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio Capital Energy Program

To mobilize support for and commission projects ensuring sustainable development in the energy sector. more

Providence Talks
Award-winning project

Providence, United States

Providence Talks

Providence Talks is an early childhood program that puts parents at the heart of their child’s cognitive development. It helps disadvantaged children close the achievement gap by increasing parent-child interactions at a critical age. more

SmartData Platform: solving problems before they start
Award-winning project

Chicago, United States

SmartData Platform: solving problems before they start

The SmartData Platform is an open source predictive analytics tool that enables data-driven decision making to ensure city operations are smarter and more efficient. more

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government procurement
Award-winning project

Philadelphia, United States

FastFWD: bringing innovation to government procurement

Philadelphia’s FastFWD program provides a path for creative entrepreneurs to partner with government in tackling urban issues affecting the city. more

La Paz Road Zebras: A Citizen Culture Project
Award-winning project

La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz Road Zebras: A Citizen Culture Project

The City of La Paz’s Zebra project employs marginalized youth and young adults to deliver a road sharing education programme aimed at pedestrians and drivers. more

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-participation
Shortlisted project

Amsterdam, Netherlands

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-participation

The City of Amsterdam has embarked on a project to make democracy more dynamic and interactive by developing a digital participatory platform to engage with residents. more