Man walking past an outdoor theater in central square, cambridge.

City of Cambridge

Najah Casimir

Program Officer, Mobility

Najah Casimir is a Program Officer on Barr’s Climate team. Their work primarily focuses on the Mobility strategy, and they provide some support to the Climate Program overall.

Prior to joining the Barr Foundation in 2021, Najah served as the Communications Manager for Cambridge’s Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Department. Their work focused on community-centered approaches to engagement and using technology to improve customer service. Prior to that, Najah was an Active Transportation Coordinator at the Boston Transportation Department, where they worked on a series of projects aimed at making streets safer for people using low-carbon transportation options.

Najah holds a degree in Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Originally from Philadelphia, they are a graduate of the J.R. Masterman School. They currently live in Cambridge with their husband and his two cats.