Carina Arvizu Machado

Former Cities Director for Mexico and Colombia at World Resources Institute, Mexico, where she was responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Cities general strategy for WRI México and Colombia, which includes the intersection of urban development, urban mobility and transport, air quality and green infrastructure. Former National Deputy Secretary of Urban Development and Housing for Mexico; Sustainable Urban Mobility Consultant for the Inter-American Development Bank; and Chief of Urban Projects for Mexico City.

Holds a M.Sc. in City Design and Social Science from London School of Economics and Political Science and BA in Architecture from Tecnológico de Monterrey.

While at MIT, focused on tools to reduce urban inequality, considering social, climate and environmental justice; deepening solutions regarding the intersections of mobility, urban development and gender; and exploring ways in which cities can welcome and respond to the needs of migrants and displaced communities.

Funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs under the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.