Lucia joined NACTO in early 2019 as a Senior Program Associate to support the road safety and sustainable mobility work of the Global Designing Cities Initiative in Bogotá, Colombia, as well as other Latin America cities.
Lucia is an architect and urban planner from Mexico City. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) and a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute. Her professional background includes architectural design and project management in the public and private sectors, including the Public Space Authority (AEP) of Mexico City, the Public Space Unit of the New York City Department of Transportation (NYCDOT), and BFJ Planning.
She has been an editor and author of publications and lectures for a variety of institutions and awarded with the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) National Leadership Legacy Award in 2017. Throughout her more than nine years of professional experience, her goal has been to collaboratively design and build sustainable and equitable urban environments in growing cities. Lucía has lived in México City, Paris, Florence, London, and New York City.