Sharing Economy

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What is the Sharing Economy?

Investopia frames it as the following: “The sharing economy is an economic model often defined as a peer-to-peer (P2P) based activity of acquiring, providing or sharing access to goods and services that are facilitated by a community based on-line platform.”



How will ride-sharing shape the future of transport? (3:14)


What’s Next for the Sharing Economy (6:57)






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Connect with Panelists from our Emerging Markets Panel

  • LinkedIn - Most of our Emerging Markets panelists have accounts on LinkedIn, and may be available to connect through this platform.
  • Cal Poly Career Connections - Many of our Emerging Markets panelists are also alumni, and may be part of of the growing Cal Poly Career Connections community. Current students and alumni are able to connect through this exclusive online networking and mentoring platform.
  • Panelists at our Uber, Airbnb, Lime, Oh My! What's Next in the Sharing Economy? event included:
    • Myra Ammari, Project Manager with Uber
    • Denver Igarta, Complete Streets Supervising Planner with the City of Portland
    • Anne Wyatt, Executive Director of HomeShareSLO
    • To learn more about these panelists' backgrounds, check out their biographies on this event handout

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  • Consider requesting an informational interview, or job shadowing experience. Both opportunities allow you to explore potential careers and increase your professional network. Learn more by checking out this handout.


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Sample Job Titles

  • Bike Transportation Specialist
  • City & Regional Planner
  • City Planner
  • Data Analyst
  • Hostel Owner
  • Housing Consultant
  • Housing Policy Planner
  • Policy Planning Consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Public Transportation Planner
  • Streets Planner
  • Transportation Manager


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