Carina Arvizu

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies (SPURS) Research Fellow | Mexico City, Mexico


Carina is a Mexican-Brazilian architect, urban planner and urban policy specialist. Currently she is Research Fellow of the SPURS/Humphrey Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She has more than 12 years of professional experience in the public and private sector, NGO’s and in international organizations, including as former National Deputy Secretary of Urban Development and Housing for Mexico and former Cities Program director for Mexico and Colombia at the World Resources Institute. She has coordinated and designed public policies and projects regarding urban development, housing, mobility and road safety at the local, subnational and national level.

She received her BA in Architecture at the Tecnologico de Monterrey and her MSc degree in City Design and Social Science at the London School of Economics.

Carina has been a yoga practitioner for the past 15 years and…

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Carina Arvizu