Renée Price earned her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Tufts University with a major in urban affairs, and she
earned a Master’s of Regional Planning degree from Cornell University with concentrations in city
development planning as well as environmental planning and design. She also studied at Colgate-Rochester
Divinity School in the Master of Arts program.
From New York to North Carolina to Alabama and back to North Carolina, Renée has focused on urban and
rural life as well as resource preservation and conservation. Her positions have included housing director for
an inner-city neighborhood, assistant project manager for an office of environmental impact, grant writer for
a pro bono law firm on Black land loss, coordinator for a conservation council, director of a forestry program
for underserved farmers and landowners, and manager of government relations for a mentoring program.