Park update: The Interim Walkway at the Western Rail Yards (between 30th & 34th Streets) is temporarily closed today.

Skip to content
30th Street Challenge
Give by June 20

To meet the demands of our busiest time of the year, we ask all friends of the High Line to help us raise a total of $30,000—$1,000 for each block of our 1.5-mile-long park along Manhattan’s West Side.

Asima Jansveld
Chief Program and Engagement Officer

Asima Jansveld

As the Chief Program and Engagement Officer at the High Line, Asima Jansveld focuses on the intersection of the social and economic impacts of place-based policies and programs. She ensures the High Line centers community across its engagement, partnerships, and programs, through public art, horticulture, education, and public programming. As part of her role, Jansveld also oversees the High Line Network, a strategic hub for leaders reimagining urban infrastructure as equitable public spaces.

Prior to joining the High Line as Director of the High Line Network, Jansveld served as a Principal in both the Inclusive Cities and Resilience practices at HR&A Advisors, Deputy Programme Manager of the European Urban Knowledge Network, and Vice President focused on interagency master planning initiatives at the NYC Economic Development Corporation.

Jansveld regularly contributes internationally to thought leadership on issues of equitable development and public spaces. In addition, she serves on her town’s Planning Board and volunteers for Impact100 Garden State.