Gabriella Gómez-Mont is the director of Laboratorio para la Ciudad, a creative think-tank and experimental space based in Mexico City. As the first government office of its kind in Latin America, Laboratorio’s main focus is civic innovation and urban creativity, furthering collaboration among civil society, academia and the private sector. Gómez-Mont is an MIT Director´s Fellow, a Yale World Fellow, an Institute for the Future Fellow, a World Cities Summit Young Leader and was part of the international advisory committee for the Mayor of Seoul on Social Innovation. She was recently named one of the 100 most creative people by Fast Company magazine.
Events featuring this speaker
Can participation in arts and cultural experiences in the public realm catalyse change for a society? The panel will consider the changing face of arts in the public realm, bringing experience from their international work.
What do we need to do to build the good cities of the future? What kind of infrastructure do we need to put in place? How do we bridge the gaps between the superstar cities and the rest?