Carolina Guimarães

Carolina Guimarães

GGF 2030 Working Group on Role of Cities in Global Governance

Carolina Guimarães is an urbanist and social scientist. She is currently an international consultant for Cities Alliance in Latin America, where she coordinates the Urban Housing Practitioners Hub knowledge management platform. She liaises with regional actors, leads the creation of a best practices module and manages an open call for ideas to identify inspiring practices that can support decision and policy-making to improve sustainable urban development. Previously, she worked at UN-Habitat and other multilateral organizations, focusing on technical assistance projects to support cities in finding solutions for their main challenges. She is a public transportation advocate and has a website as well as a web series addressing the human side of the topic. Carolina holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and a master’s degree in international cooperation and urban development from the Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany.