Tomorrow’s Cities Hub. Colegio de Arquitectos/USFQ
General Coordinator of the Quito Urban Information Centre of the Pichincha College of Architects, where she is dedicated to research projects in urban planning and land use planning using Data Science. She graduated as a Geographic and Environmental Engineer in 2005, and has several master's degrees and specialisations in Environmental Management Systems, Geographic Information Systems Development, Land Use Planning and Data Science. With 15 years of professional experience in Ecuador and Spain, her work focuses on urban planning, land use planning, environmental impact studies and data analysis. She has held roles in both the private and public sectors, including coordination and management in the Secretariat of Territory, Habitat and Housing of the Municipality of Quito. She was president of the Colegio de Ingenieros Geógrafos del Ecuador for the period 2020-2022. She is a master's professor at the Universidad Indoamérica in Urban Studies and a member of the Sectoral Citizen Council of Urban Development and Housing of the Housing Ministry.
Session Organizer: Municipality of Quito - Clever Cities, USFQ - Tomorrow's Cities
Session Description: In Quito, rough estimates foresee an increase in droughts and heavy rainfall, combined with the accelerated growth of the city, much of it informal, over a topography and soil characteristics that will make morphoclimatic events such as alluvium, mass movements, and floods more frequent and above all affect the growing population more severely, especially the most socio-economically vulnerable strata settled in informal neighbourhoods. Read more